The management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), has postponed its examinations billed to commence on Monday.


In a statement, Opeoluwa Akinfenwa, the varsity’s acting registrar, said the development followed the recent death of some students of the institution in a truck accident.

TheCable had reported how a truck rammed into buildings close to the university gate on Saturday, killing several people including students of the institution.

The development had come hours after five persons were also said to have sustained injuries during a gas explosion at Akungba Akoko.


According to the institution, the postponement of exams was considered as a mark of respect for the departed students.

It also called for calm among other students, adding that the university and the state government are already making efforts to address the incessant accidents along Ikare-Akungba road.

“As a mark of respect for our departed students, the examinations scheduled to start on Monday, 24th January, 2021, is hereby postponed till further notice,” the statement read.


“We appeal to our students to remain calm, as the University mourns those that lost their lives in this unfortunate incident.

“The University and the Ondo state government are working round the clock to institute permanent solutions to the problem of incessant road accidents along Ikare-Akungba road.”

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