Students Give Govt 48 Hours Ultimatum Over Abducted Lecturer

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 22, 2014 0 Comments

Report reaching news desk has it that, The National Union of Urhobo Students (NUUS), Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka chapter, has threatened to mobilise all Urhobo students in Nigerian universities to march to Asaba over the abduction of their matron, Onajite Ojaruega by kidnappers.

Ojaruega, who is a lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies of DELSU, Abraka, was abducted on Monday, May 19 by unknown gunmen along Warri/Eku Road by Rejega Hotel, Eku on her way to work at about 8.30am.

Addressing newsmen on Wednesday in DELSU, Abraka, over the kidnap of NUUS matron, the union’s president, HRH Austine Omokpe says, “we are giving the Delta State Government 48 hours ultimatum to use its security apparatus to set our matron free without any ransom to the kidnappers, failure to which we will storm the Government House, Asaba to demand for action from the government and we will not return until the needful is done”.

On the situation of insecurity on campus, Omokpe noted that, “there is no way the lecturers will impact qualitative knowledge on the students in this environment when there are no protective security measures in place for their lives and that of their families”.

He, therefore, called on the Delta State Government to provide adequate security for the staff and students of the university.

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