The management received reports of a bloody clash between some unknown people suspected to be Cultists and the Imaweje community leading to the death of a 300 level student of the University and the burning down of the Palace of the Baale of Imaweje.
The Vice Chancellor has in view of the present situation asked the Security agents to move in to arrest the situation, maintain law and order and prevent further loss of life and property
The Management has also considered the need to closedown the University immediately to forestall reprisal attacks and prevent further breakdown of law and order in the communities of Ijagun, Abapawa ,Ijele and Imaweje
The Management has therefore announced closure of the University for two weeks
An emergency meeting of the Senate is being called for Tuesday, 30th May, 2023 to review the situation and take further necessary actions
The Vice Chancellor is therefore using this medium to inform members of the Senate of the situation and calling for your understanding of his action on behalf of the Senate .
Registrar and Secretary to Council and Senate
There is a memo given below by the COMASSA President-elect ,Solomon Yoyo and his team directed towards the Tasuedites on the incidences
Dear Cosmassites and Tasuedites,
I hope this memo finds you well. It is with a heavy heart that we were informed about the unfortunate loss of a member of our student body. This incident has shaken our community, and we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.
During this difficult time, it is crucial that we come together as a community and support one another. We must prioritize the safety and well-being of all Cosmassites and Tasuedites. I urge everyone to remain calm as measures are being implemented to address the situation at Imaweje and the school environment.
For those who are in the affected area and are choosing to evacuate, it is essential to exercise caution. Follow the instructions of emergency personnel and authorities, and ensure your safety at all times. If you encounter any difficulties or require assistance, please reach out to the designated support channels, such as the student affairs office and security personnel
I kindly request that all Tasuedites actively participate in guiding and supporting those who are evacuating. Offer assistance to your fellow students and help them navigate through this challenging time. Let us demonstrate the strength of our community by showing compassion, understanding, and unity.
Furthermore, I implore each and every one of you to promote peace within our university and the wider society. In times of turmoil, it is essential that we refrain from engaging in any form of violence, rumors, or spreading misinformation. Let us foster an environment of respect, empathy, and open communication. Engage in constructive dialogue, seek peaceful resolutions, and be mindful of the impact our words and actions can have on others.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the student affairs office or any relevant authority. Together, we will overcome this challenging time and emerge stronger.
Stay safe, be vigilant, and let compassion guide us.
E-SIGNED: *YOYO SOLOMON E. (SLON)*
_COSMASSA PRESIDENT ELECT_
IPOLE SAMUEL CORNELIUS
COSMASSA PRO I ELECT
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