Oyo government shut down Alayande College over students’ protest


The Oyo State Government has announced the indefinite closure of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED), Oyo, owing to violent protest by students over their welfare.

This was made known in a statement issued in Ibadan on Friday by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela.

The statement directed students of the institution to vacate the school premises immediately.

Journalists learnt that law enforcement agents had been enjoined to secure lives and government property on the college.

Olowofela added that the college would remain closed until normalcy returned to the college.


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