Students of Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso in Oyo State, have been barred from driving or bringing cars to the campus.
The management of the institution also banned the use of tinted vehicles by staff members and students, adding that learner permits must be placed on the vehicles of beginner drivers. Unauthorized vehicles parked at various locations in the university are to be taken out with immediate effect.
Registrar of the institution, Kayode Ogunleye said the decision was reached at a management meeting held on Wednesday, April 19. He said;
“The University management at its regular meeting held, on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, deliberated on the occurrence of traffic on the campus and decided as follows:
“Vehicles owned by students are hereby banned from entering the university campus. Vehicles with no registration numbers are no longer allowed on campus. Roadside parking of vehicles should stop forthwith.
“Any unauthorized vehicles parked at various positions in the university should be taken out with immediate effect, failing which the university security will take appropriate action on such vehicles.
“Tinted vehicles being used by some staff and students are hereby prohibited. Learner permits must be placed on the vehicles of beginner drivers.
“The acting vice chancellor, bursar, university Liberian, provosts and deans, directors, heads of departments/units and acting head of security unit were copied in the memo.”