The authorities at the University of Ibadan (UI) on Tuesday imposed a partial curfew on the campus as a means of checkmating the scourge of robberies on campus.
This was the outcome of a meeting of the university’s Security Committee, which reviewed the current security situation on the campus, the partial curfew, which takes effect from tomorrow, is between 12 midnight and 5am.
A release signed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, indicated that all students and members of staff must have means of identification whenever they are asked by security operatives. Aside this, the management said that all male visitors to the three female hostels (Awolowo Hall, Queen Idia Hall and Elizabeth hall) are to be received outside the halls, while female guests will be screened.
Olayinka added that any male visitors seen loitering around female halls beyond 8:30pm will be taken as a suspect.
InsideOyo.com reports that two female hostels at the university were invaded by thieves in not more than one month and valuable carted away., injuring some students.
EO2: PARTIAL CURFEW FROM 12 MIDNIGHT TILL 5 AM
The University Security Committee met today to review the current security situation on the Campus of the University of Ibadan.
2. A major decision of the Committee is to enforce a Partial Curfew from 12 midnight till 5 am as from tomorrow, Wednesday 14th August 2019.
3. All students and members of staff should be able to produce a means of identification if and when accosted by security staff.
4. This partial restriction of movement will be in place until further notice.
5. Kindly ensure strict compliance, please, as part of efforts of ensuring the safety of all members of the community.
University of Ibadan
Tuesday, 13th August 2019
All Principal Officers
Chairman, Council Committee on Security
Dean of Students
Director of ITEMS (for University Website)
Director of Public Communication
Chief Security Officer