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OAU Shut Over Workers’ Protest Concerning Non-Payment of “Hazard Allowances”

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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has been shut temporarily due to workers’ protests over non-payment of hazard allowances for 64 months.

The closure was announced on Sunday after an emergency senate meeting, Punch reports.

Students have been advised to vacate the premises.

However, some school authorities told newsmen that the closure has nothing to do with the protests, and that it was just a ‘mid-semester break.’

Upon further investigation, newsmen are said to have discovered that there has never been such ‘mid-semester break’ throughout the history of the university’s existence.

11 Comments

  1. EllesarisEllendil

    July 13, 2015 at 10:48 am

    64 MONTHS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My God! the sheer scale. Wow! our country ladies and gentlemen. What about TETFUND and all the other allocations our rulers have been making noise about???

    We have managed to create teachers who don’t find joy in teaching, this strike only affects the students!, hope it doesn’t snowball.

    • daval8

      July 16, 2015 at 6:14 am

      Their normal salaries are being paid. What is the meaning of hazard allowance? It’s students who suffer

  2. carina

    July 13, 2015 at 11:04 am

    This is bad.

    Ck jacobblog for fiction stories

  3. chifire

    July 13, 2015 at 11:18 am

    Great Ife, my alma mater.
    We grab d scope.

  4. Hey

    July 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    All these workers suffering. Wow! Nigeria needs to improve its conditions for workers. I mean who would like to work in a job where there’s no satisfaction, continuous unpaid wages, no respect, no welfare protection. If we can’t sort out our working conditions ASAP in ALL sectors poverty and underdevelopment is going to persist.

  5. bunmi

    July 13, 2015 at 3:39 pm

    My dream skul

  6. Taiwo

    July 13, 2015 at 4:20 pm

    OAU is a good university but dis strike of a thing spoils their image.

  7. ibaf

    July 13, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    OAU !! When is dis regular strikes by these workers is going to end. The school is fast losing its prestige because of this. The alumni association should please intervene. Yes by a parent .

  8. Akanni Toheeb

    July 14, 2015 at 10:46 am

    this is very bad to say!!! haaa we student don’t even have assess to our own means…we are loosen a lot of lectures den if care is not taking oau will be loosen many candidate that will want to choose d school..so there must be change……

  9. Ebelogu Buduzhi

    July 14, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    OAU is more this,,, we are loosing our prestige, though I’m a proud student of OAU, but when it comes to something like this, I feel really bad inside#GreatIfeStudent

    • john

      July 16, 2015 at 4:23 pm

      And oau ‘ be like Oba awon university.. First and still d best…lol..trash

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