The warning also asked the university management to lift the order restricting usage of commercial bikes in the university, or face mass action by the students.
The statement reads ‘NANS, Oyo State issues a forty-eight(48) hours ultimatum with immediate effect to Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka led University of Ibadan Management to reinstate the Students’ Union President of the institution, Ojo Aderemi, and four others, also reverse the ban on the commercial use of bikes in the school’.
“Prior to this ultimatum, we have humbly approached the university leadership, requesting for the reinstatement of UI Students’ Union and the suspended student leaders, we also requested for the immediate reversal of the ban on commercial use of bikes in the university.”
“We have honorably sought for solutions. We have written the Vice Chancellor, made media appeals, made press statements calling his attention to these demands, because we sanely concluded that these are injustice and an assault to students’ legitimate rights and entitlements.”
“We hope the university management will respect this, otherwise, University of Ibadan should expect what the strength of Nigerian students is, NANS, Oyo State uses this opportunity to inform UItes and Nigerian students in general to get ready for mass action.”
Penpushing further reports that, the statement stressed that ‘NANS, Oyo State believes we have served enough diplomacy in this matter and we are so much resolute in ensuring our demands are met.
“These demands are at the interest, wish and rights of UItes, they are not negotiable, we have equally reviewed the language of the Vice Chancellor and UI management. They have shown us, UItes and the general public unreadiness to meet the demands.”