Al-Ajlouni was speaking at the meeting of the heads of Jordanian universities with the Education Committee in the House of Representatives, about the security system in universities, on Tuesday evening, and a video clip spread saying: “I think that the problem that has become in the University of Applied Sciences is a very simple problem, because in America every day passes. One in the High School slaughters 20 people, which means a very simple problem, we are growing problems.”
When one of the attendees interrupted him, denouncing his description of the incident as a simple problem, Al-Ajlouni replied, saying: “It will happen in all the world,” as he put it.
With the spread of the video clip, accompanied by a wave of criticism, Al-Ajlouni issued a statement saying that “many social media pages and news websites have carried a fragment of my speech.”
He added, “The discussions that took place between the presidents of Jordanian universities and members of the Parliamentary Education Committee lasted for more than two hours of discussion and exchange of views and proposals, but unfortunately there were those who reduced these constructive discussions to a recording of a few seconds that took the text out of what was intended.”
He continued by saying: “It was unfortunate that what happened was the fragmentation of my speech before the committee and taking it out of context, focusing on the word (simple), and trying to show me as if I underestimated the life of our martyred daughter, whose death we all suffered, and I was fully aware of what I went to in this intervention, and I did not The expression betrays my tongue, but it was betrayed from the first, transmitted and explained.”
The President of Al-Balqa University indicated that “the focus of the discussion was related to the successive attempts to abuse Jordanian universities, and to portray the heinous crime as a general phenomenon in our academic institutions. countries of the world, and it should not have significant negative repercussions and effects on the reputation of our Jordanian universities, which were, are, and must remain a beacon and a model for universities in the region and the world.”
He said, “What I meant in the meeting was not to offend national universities and to create a state of panic among the families of Jordanian, Arab and foreign students in our national universities, and to stop attempts to damage the reputation of our universities and educational institutions, especially as we enjoy security forces capable of achieving a security and safety system and deterring everyone from He begs himself to inflict harm on others.
Al-Ajlouni concluded his statement, saying: “I confirm that I did not intend to offend, God forbid, the late woman or her family at all, for she is our daughter, and our loss of her loss would not have gone unpunished, and the killer took revenge on himself and our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased.”