Ekiti varsity snubs APC meeting

ABUJA: THE Ekiti State University has shut its premises against the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the State House of Assembly, warning the campus was not open to political meetings.

Registrar of the institution, Emmanuel Ogunyemi, in a statement, said its position was informed by speculation that the lawmakers were planning to use the campus for their legislative meeting.

“The attention of the Management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti has been drawn to news reports by print and electronic media organizations over plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Lawmakers in the Ekiti State House of Assembly to hold plenary meetings on the university campus. The University Management wishes to inform the general public that Ekiti State University premises is not open to political meetings and we state unequivocally that no legislative meeting was held on our campus as being speculated in some quarters and no such meetings would be allowed to hold in the university premises” the statement read.

It added that the university is a community of teachers and scholars was committed to excellence in teaching, learning, and research and should not be joined with unnecessary political issues.