The last 24 hours has seen the social space in the university of Ibadan buzzing due to different reactions to the open letter written to the Oyo state government by the Students’ Union.
While the students of the university and other social media users keep debating as to whether or not the approach of the Students’ Union is the best, the Oyo state government, the recipient of the letter have swung into action and have sent different delegates to the university of Ibadan.
Our sources gathered that the Executive adviser to the Oyo state government on security was in the University of Ibadan today to meet with Students’ Union executive to address the issues raised and find lasting solution to the issue of insecurity in the university. The meeting which had in attendance the Executive Adviser to the students on security, Special adviser on Students affairs, President of the students union; Adewole Adeyinka, the Vice President; Oluotanmi Zainab, The General secretary; Bamidele Taiwo, other union executives, the chairman of the National Association of University Students; Commrade Shittu Ridwan, the Chief Security officer of the university.
After the Union executives tabled their grievances, the Executive adviser assured the students that the Governor of Oyo state have received the letter and is ready to meet with all of their demands. Subsequent meeting between the Union executives, university management, commissioner for police and other concerned individuals have been scheduled.
The Student’s union president when speaking with Campus News affirmed that he has been contacted by the Commissioner of police, Department of state security and the Special Intelligence Bureau . He assured students that the Oyo state government is now fully aware of our grievances and a lasting solution is forthcoming.
The union president further assured the general Student populace that the meetings will be productive and that a due progress report will be published for the general public after the meeting with the security operatives on Monday.