UNIBEN Lifts Suspension of Students’ Union Executives

UNIBEN Lifts Suspension of Students’ Union Executives



The Senate of the University of Benin has lifted the suspension of the Students’ Union Executives. This followed the letters of appeal by the executives to the Senate and school Management as well as interventions by the Edo state government and other stakeholders.


The Union activities were suspended on 30th March, 2021, as a result of actions by the Union executives to undermine the authority of the school Management in the wake of the re-adjustment of the 2nd-semester calendar.


The Senate of the University of Benin, at its special meeting held on Monday, 4th December, 2017 deliberated exhaustively on the role played by the present Students’ Union Executives and Parliament on the recent students’ unrest.  The Senate, after due consideration, decided as follows:

  • That the present Students’ Union Executives and Parliament be suspended from office and advised to handover any property belonging to the union and University to the appropriate authority.
  • Consequently, Management has set up a panel of investigation to look at the remote and immediate cause(s) of the crisis.

In the meantime, Management will make representation to Council on the issues of  review of hostel charges.

M.O. OSASUYI

AA/PRO

11TH DECEMBER, 2017.

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