Unilorin VC Urges ASUU, FG To End Strike As School Celebrates 26th Convocation

VC, University of Ilorin, Prof Ambali
VC, University of Ilorin, Prof Ambali

The Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, has appealed to the federal government and striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to have a change of mind by putting the interests of the students first and embrace dialogue so as to put an end to the ongoing strike.

Ambali made the appeal yesterday in his address at the school’s 26th convocation ceremony titled: “Victory at last,” noting that the need to adopt dialogue became necessary because the interest of the students should always be put first.

According to him, “We should always put the interest of the students first and do all things necessary to ensure that they are not left idle even for a minute.”

“It is said that an idle mind is a devil’s workshop and it is possible that students not in school may become vulnerable to anti social thoughts and actions.”

The vice-chancellor explained that there was a difference between truth and reality, “we should seek and pursue the truth and be realistic in such pursuits. It is my hope that it shall be victory at last for all the parties involved in the current challenges facing many Nigerian universities.”

Ambali assured Nigerians and even beyond that the graduating students were well behaved and that he would continue to be proud of them for making excellence their watchword and shunning cultism and all other anti-social behaviour that are found elsewhere.


  1. Becos unilorin want do their 26th convocation na make am said prof abdulganiyu ambali then beg he dey crazy 4 head why he nor beg since. Foolish man.

  2. The man is not crazy. You are the one suffering from schizophrenia. Unilorin! I am proud of you. The University is truly better by far.

  3. its true dat both d Lecturers and d FG r defendind dia stand,dey should also knw dat time flying and waits 4 no one.we d students r like d black boad and both d FG and Lecturers free 2 write on it,dis strike issue is an ink.who wil save us 4 evryone is lord on his own.Oh,sweet JESUS CHRIST save us 4rm dis deadly ink.


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