The federal government has advised students of the University of Ibadan to sheath their swords as efforts were being made to resolved the issue that led to the closure of the institution.

The Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs, Nasir Adhama, in a press statement signed by his technical assistant to students, Jacob Okpanachi in Abuja said, unrest in Nigeria universities is becoming disturbing and government would continue to meaningfully engage relevant stakeholders to advance proactive measure of dealing with situations.

“We appeal for calm and seek the understanding of all stakeholders in the bid by government to halt the trend which is taking a trajectory that is capable of disrupting the academic calendar of the institution.

“We use this medium to urge any aggrieved Nigerian student or group of students to avail themselves of alternative measures of settling disputes rather than taking to violence as their only resort.



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