Federal College of Forestry, Ibadan Closure Notice: The Federal College of Forestry in Ibadan, Nigeria, announced the suspension of all academic activities and the closure of the college effective immediately in a notice issued on October 22. This drastic measure was taken following an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raid on campus last week and subsequent student protests.School News Portal
According to the statement from the college’s management, the EFCC operation resulted in several arrests of college officials over alleged financial crimes and corruption. This spurred vehement demonstrations from students against the raid, leading to clashes with security forces and a breach of public peace.
In light of the unrest, the college directed all resident students to vacate their dormitories and leave campus without delay until further notice. The suspension of academics and closure of campus facilities will remain in effect until stability is ensured.
The college statement thanked students for their cooperation during this difficult period. No definitive timeline was provided for reopening the campus, as the management works to restore order in the aftermath of the controversial EFCC raid and heated protests.Federal College of Forestry
While characterized as temporary measures, the shutdown of Nigeria’s Federal College of Forestry in Ibadan has brought academic programs and campus operations to a complete halt. The college pledged to reopen as soon as feasible once the disarray from this tumultuous incident has been resolved.