According to reports, the school premises was beefed up with security although there was peace and quiet as the students were seen discussing in groups.
The Punch reports:
The don said writing the examinations would also enable the students to participate in the June batch of National Youth Service Corps programme.
Akinyemi said the reopening would enable them to register online ahead of their second semester examinations.
Akinyemi also said there was increase in security operations in the university to forestall any further protest.
He said, “We do not want anybody to disrupt the resumption of the final year students, as some group had threatened to do so.
The dean urged other returning students to wait for their dates of resumption and keep the peace.
The Lagos State University, Ojo resumed yesterday January 24, with scores of final year students on campus as directed by the school’s management.
The management, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government, directed the reopening for the final year students on February 24.
by Oge Okonkwo
“If any group wants to protest, they should go to the appropriate authorities and do so, but not by disrupting academic activities on campus.”
Meanwhile, the newly admitted students for the 2013/2014 session are to resume on March 10, while other returning students are to report on April 1.
“We do not want to prolong their graduation.”
He said, “We had to consider the final year students because they have overstayed in the school since the ASUU strike had earlier affected them.
The institution was shut down on January 23, 2014 by the school authorities following a violent student demonstration over the shutting down of the school’s registration portal.
The Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Kabir Akinyemi, told NAN that the university’s portal had been reopened for the final year students alone.
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