The administration of Ladoke Akintola University, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso in Oyo state on Wednesday banned students from driving or bringing cars on campus.
The school has also banned staff and students from using colored vehicles, while learner permits must be issued on vehicles of new drivers.
A memo issued by the Registrar of Lautech, Kayode Ogunleye, a copy of which was obtained by The PUNCH in Ibadan, said the decision was made at a management meeting held on Wednesday.
“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.”
The registrar also said unauthorized vehicles parked at various locations in the university should be taken out with immediate effect.
“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,” Ogunleye said.