The students of Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Ikole campus blocked the Ikole-Omuo road yesterday while staging another protest over poor and inadequate infrastructure, poor power supply and other basic amenities.
The students were demanding that the management of the institution, share infrastructure equally between them and their colleagues on Oye-Ekiti campus.
The angry students complained that the facilities in Ikole campus were inadequate, and that some of them receive lectures under trees.
According to them, there are other problems in the campus like; irregular power supply, dysfunctional Bursary Department and Engineering Workshop, drugs are not available at the medical centre, no water tanker for Agric Faculty and shuttle buses to the main campus.
Prof. Kayode Soremekun, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, promised the students that each and every one of their complaints would be looked into.
Soremekun said: “I promise that a committee will be set up to look into these issues.”
“I can assure you that Ikole campus would not be sidelined. Though my office is in Oye-Ekiti, I will be here at least once a month.”