The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, have asked students of the institution to resume on October 1.
This was contained in a press statement by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, on Saturday.
He explained that the new resumption date was to ensure a conducive environment for learning.
He said, “The new date was necessitated by the parental desire of the university management to make the halls of residence more conducive for habitation.
“Students are hereby advised to come into residence on October 1, while academic activities for the second semester will commence on Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017.
“We also wish to encourage our students to make the semester ‘aluta (conflict) free’ by shunning any act or utterance that is capable of igniting a situation that can truncate a smooth academic calendar for the second semester.
“We wish all our students a safe trip to the campus and a successful semester.”