Fort Hare calls for students to return to class

BY: Siphe Macanda

The University of Fort Hare today called on all “law-abiding students” to go back to class on Wednesday.

In a letter issued to the university community, the institution’s management urged students to report for class at 8am.

“We call upon members of the staff to do the same,” the letter reads.

The institution further warned that if students continue to strike, it would be forced to shut down all campuses and evacuate students from residences.

“The future of our diligent students and the interests of their parents, guardians and sponsors can no longer be allowed to be ignored and trampled upon by a few individuals with scant regards for the rights of others,” the letter further reads.

The Daily Dispatch understands that the students convened a mass meeting last night to decide whether they will heed the call.­


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