Shut down order won’t stand — UNILAG’s ASUU Chairman
“We…have assured the students that nobody will eject them from UNILAG and we, as academic members of staff will commence lectures on Monday. The shut down order won’t stand,” he said
In a detailed interview with the PUNCH newspaper, Mr Ogbinaka saluted and congratulated the courage of the students and all who have spontaneously rejected the change of name, adding that lecturers at “UNILAG will call on the Jonathan administration to do the right thing by reversing this wrong decision”.
“You cannot change the name of a child at 50 without his or her consent. We will fight this for the interest of all universities in Nigeria. Nobody will use universities built by others to score cheap political points.
“MKO Abiola deserves to be honoured. The ingenious Federal Government of Nigeria should learn how Ghana honoured Kwame Nkrumah and how USA honour Martin Luther King Jr.
“What they have done is very uncreative and an insult on Nigerian educational institution. Only military dictators can be that unimaginative,” he said.