>Reports from the obafemi awolowo University, Ile-ife entails that the lecturers has decided to oppose the senate's order for them to return to classes.

They institutions chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has insisted that the lecturers would go on a week leave starting on the 1st to the 28th of march as earlier agreed with the university management.

The issue has become serious as many lecturers complained of going through stress and fatigue since they haven't been undergoing their annual leave as a result of demands by the management. They went on to disclose that about two lecturers are dead of late due to stress while another is on the sick bed, receiving medical attention.

It should be noted that lecturers and staffs of the institution have not gone on their annual leave for over ten years, and a couple of members die suddenly from overwork.

It should also be noted that the institution is yet to commence clearance for newly admitted students or academic for previous students. New students are expected to return on the 24th while staylites are expected by march but the current issue might have an effect on that.


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