A statement signed by Prof. Smart N. Uchegbu, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Enugu Campus, Wednesday, announced the immediate and indefinite closure of the university following last Monday’s students’ protests that halted academic activities.
The university authorities also suspended the Students Union Government (SUG) of UNEC.
The statement reads: “This is to bring to the notice of the University Community that in the light of the violent protest and monumental destruction of properties on 13th June, 2016, the Vice Chancellor has approved the implementation of the measures listed below:
“Immediate suspension of the Enugu Campus Student Union Government; and closure of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus indefinitely”.
It will be recalled that students of the Enugu campus of the university had on Monday announced the disruption of academic and other activities in the Enugu campus of the university for one week over alleged poor academic environment.