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VC Monitors Exams as Ondo Varsity Resumes Activities

By Friday Omosola

As academic activities resumed with the first semester examination in Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko in Ondo State, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Olugbenga Ige was sighted at examination halls accessing the conduct of the examination across all the seven faculties of the institution.

The management of the institution has earlier announced in a circular, which was obtained by The Trumpet that academic activities will resume on Monday, January 31, 2022 with examination for the 100 and 200 levels students.

The institution had earlier suspended its activities on November 22, 2021, following a violent protest by students of the Institution that led to the damages of properties in the university.

Speaking with the Information Unit of the University after monitoring the examination across seven faculties, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, expressed satisfaction over the ongoing examinations and commended the promptness of both staff and students.

Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Professor Olugbenga Ige monitoring students during examination

Ige said, “It is obvious that academic activities have resumed on our campus. I am impressed by the preparedness and compliance with the Covid-19 protocols. The process is peaceful and examinations for all the courses scheduled for the morning session started by 8:30AM.”

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He further commended invigilators, examination officers, Deans and examination monitoring team for being on the ground for proper supervision and coordination.

The Vice Chancellor emphasized his commitment to the welfare of all students throughout their stay on campus and enjoined them to be law-abiding at all times both within and outside the University campus.

However, he assured members of the University Community of adequate security of lives and property during and after the examinations.

In the same vein,, the Dean of Student Affairs Division, Prof. Olusegun Akanbi acknowledged the peaceful conduct of the examinations and expressed pleasure over the comportment of the students.

The Trumpet reported that students were directed to pay ten thousand naira (#10,000) for the damages of the school properties as well as fulfilled certain obligations before they can sit for the examination following the protest that rocked the institution on November 22nd, 2021.

Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Professor Olugbenga Ige monitoring students during examination
Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Professor Olugbenga Ige monitoring students during examination

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