The management of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has dismissed as fake news, a viral report on the social media that the university’s stream A of the 2022/2023 session would resume on Monday, September 18, 2023.
Registrar of the university, Mufutau Adesina lbrahim, clarified that the institution remained closed till further notice in honour of late Modupe Deborah Atanda, a 200L student who died in mysterious circumstances recently.
The statement made available to journalists by Wole Balogun, S.A Media to VC, entitled: ‘Disclaimer On Resumption Date For Stream ‘A’ Students’, urged the students to disregard the fake newsIt reads in part “ l write on behalf of the university management to request all students particularly, stream ‘A’ students to disregard the news of resumption of academic activities being peddled on the social media.
“The university is still mourning our beloved Modupe Deborah Atanda whom we lost recently and the decision to reopen the university is yet to be taken.The fake circular emanated from dubious persons who are enemies of the university. It wasn’t signed by me. For avoidance of doubt, the university remains closed until further notice.
“All students will be formally informed of the date of resumption anytime the decision to that effect is taken by the university management.”