By Simeon OSAJIE
The Management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAUE) has constituted a 7-man Caretaker Committee to oversee the administration of the Students Union following the dissolution of the Oshioke Abdulfatai Ibrahim-led Student Union Government (SUG) in the wake of continued protest over alleged tuition fee hike.
In a press statement signed by the Acting Dean of Students, Engr. Dr. E. Ufuah and made available to newsmen in Benin City, Edo State, the University Management said, “After due consultations with relevant authorities and stakeholders, and for the benefit of the students, the University Management hereby set up a 7-man Caretaker to pilot the affairs of the Ambrose Alli University Student Union Government for the 2022/2023 academic session.
“The appointed students are to act in the various designated capacities pending the conduct of an election.”
The press release stated further that Ogbewi Liberty would preside over the Committee, while Udih Kessiena would function as the Vice President and Idahosa John Omoh would function as the Secretary-General.
Recall that the University authorities had dissolved the SUG in the wake of protracted protests over an alleged hike in tuition fees.