The management of University of Calabar, has shut down the institution for two weeks, following yesterday's morning protest by students of the University.
The students in their thousands, armed with placards, paralyzed activities at the institution in protest over unavailability of water, electricity and increase in school fee and other charges.
Reacting on the incident, the management in a statement signed by the Registrar of the institution, Moses Abang, announced a two week mid semester break for all students of the University with effect from today, 12th October, 2015.
The statement added that students are expected to vacate the hostels on or before 6 pm to enable management address the issues raised by them.
It warned that no student should be found on campus, especially within the hostels at 6pm today. Normal academic activities, the statement said, would resume on Friday 30th October 2015.