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AAUA orders closure due to death of students

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Adekunle Ajasin University AAUA Orders Closure Of School After Mother Of Three Siblings Killed In Crash Dies From Shock.

The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State has been closed.

The end reported on Sunday will go on until additional notification. As indicated by The PUNCH, the order to shut down the school was contained in a roundabout gave by the acting Registrar, Mr Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa.

The circular read,

“Further to our circular of Saturday, January 23, 2021 and the attendant protest by students on Sunday, January 24, 2021, the acting Vice-Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, on behalf of the Senate, has directed that the university be closed with immediate effect until further notice.

“All students are therefore advised to vacate the campus latest by 6pm today, Sunday, January 24, 2021.”

It was gathered that three siblings were among the victims, who lost their lives in the crash.It was assembled that three kin were among the people in question, who lost their lives in the accident. As indicated by the Ondo State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps and the state order of the Nigeria Police, no less than nine people were killed, while a few others were harmed in the mishap that elaborate a truck having a place with Dangote Cement. It was assembled that the concrete loaded truck was going to Owo from Obajana in Kogi State, when its brakes failed.

Thus, the driver failed to keep a grip on the vehicle and turned off the street and slammed into certain shops straightforwardly inverse the college.

In a Facebook post, a former representative for the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Joe Igbokwe, said the mother of the three siblings killed in the crash also died of shock on Saturday after hearing the sad news about her children.

Igbokwe’s post was titled:

‘I am in deep pains and totally diminished as a mortal’.

He wrote, “An accident occurred yesterday (Saturday) in Akungba, Ondo State….these three guys were from same parents, a trailer crushed the three of them together in their shop and they all died instantly.

Their mum died on the spot on hearing the news. Two of them are final year students of Ondo State University.”

Additionally, a previous Students’ Union President of the college, Samuel Adesomoju, famously known as Sampraise, was likewise affirmed to be one of the casualties of the accident.

The Global President of the National Association of Ondo State Students, Ayoade Kikiowo, affirmed this to writers.

The group of Adesomoju, a 500-level law undergraduate, was found in the morgue after the accident. Following the occurrence, students of the college rampaged of the town to challenge ceaseless street crashes locally, especially along the college street.

The fighting students, who were singing fortitude melodies, blockaded the streets prompting the town and asked vehicles going into the town to turn around. The irate understudies likewise sent back the state government designation drove by the Chief of Staff to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. All endeavors to speak to them fizzled.

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Igboho promises a protest if his accounts are not released

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Self-acclaimed political dissident, Mr. Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise called Sunday Igboho, on Tuesday, blamed the Federal Government for freezing his financial assets, following his assault on the fulani herdsmen in Oyo State.

Igboho, who addressed Vanguard, affirmed that all his financial asset have been frozen by the Federal Government since certain individuals were gathering donations.

Nonetheless, Igboho said he had no hands in the said donations, cautioning that his records should be released to dodge protest by young people across the South-West area.

His words: “They have frozen my bank accounts because I am fighting a just course.

I know Yoruba people are behind me.“I will not relent. I must achieve my aims by putting an end to criminalities in Yorubaland.

“If they refuse to release my accounts, there will be serious protests across the South-West.

“Yes, the Yoruba are living in fear. They are afraid that the killer-herdsmen might attack them.

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IGP adamu retires

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Adamu enrolled in the Police Force on February 2, 1986.

The IGP who will turn 60 on September 17, was appointed IGP in January 2019. He has gone through two years in office.

Three Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and 10 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) are additionally due for retirement with him today.

It is accepted that there is a mission to broaden Adamu’s residency.

However, some have contended against such expansion, since it would negate the arrangements of the Police Act 2020 that fixes the retirement of cops at 60 years old or 35 years of administration.

Section 18(8) of the new Act states: “Every police officer shall, on recruitment or appointment, serve in the Nigeria Police Force for 35 years or until the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier.”

The Act provides for a tenure of four years for the Inspector General of Police.

Section 7, subsection 2 of the Act provides that: “The person to be appointed as Inspector General of Police shall be a senior police officer not below the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police with the requisite academic qualification of not less than a first degree or its equivalent, in addition to professional or management experience.”

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Ortom tests positive for Covid-19

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has tested positive for the feared COVID-19.

The declaration was made on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase.

Review that a significant number of the governor’s aides which includes his personal physician, aide de camp, orderly, permanent secretaries among others recently tested positive for the virus.

Akase in an articulation made accessible to writers in Makurdi said that “the most recent result of the governor’s COVID-19 test has brought positive back.

This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.

“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.

The assertion added that the governor exhorted the individuals who have interacted with him over the most recent few days to go for test.

“The Governor says it is equally important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for a test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.

Akase said that Governor Ortom encouraged Benue individuals to keep on noticing the safety measures for the avoidance of the infection, for example, wearing of face masks, utilization of sanitisers, ordinary hand washing and physical distancing.

He urges the individuals not to fear going for COVID-19 test as doing so would help in containing the spread of the illness.

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