Academic activities were put to a halt across the nation’s universities yesterday as lecturers proceeded a warning strike.
Classes were empty in University of Ibadan (UI), University of Abuja, University of Uyo, Bauchi State University, University of Lagos, Lagos State University (LASU), and Niger Delta University, Bayelsa.
Students of the Faculty of Education, at UI, who had their examinations postponed indefinitely, were seen in various halls discussing the strike. Their teachers were available, but boycotted classes in faculties of Education, Arts, Science, Technology, Agriculture and the Social Sciences.
Meanwhile, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has distance herself from the ongoing strike, In a statement release by the Dean of Student Affairs of the University, Professor Mrs Grace Akinola, she disclosed that the University would not be joining the strike because students are currently writing their semester examinations.