Unijos suspends ongoing second semester examinations over escalating crisis


Photo; University of Jos

Following the unfortunate security breach that occurred in some parts of Jos Metropolis which has led the Plateau State Government to impose a 24-hour curfew in Jos North Local Government Area, the Management of the University of Jos has approved the suspension of the ongoing Second Semester Examinations for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

The university in a statement issued on Sunday by Abdullahi Abdullahi

Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications Consequently, directed that all Examinations earlier scheduled between Monday 16 th and Saturday 21 st , August, 2021 be suspended until further notice.

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The statement also directed all students of the University residing in the various hostels to remain within their hostels of residence and avoid unnecessary movements.

It added that Management had been working round the clock in close collaboration with the security agencies and the Plateau State Government to ensure that the lives and properties of members of the University Community especially Students were adequately protected.

It further directed students who were resident outside the campus to remain at home during the period.

Similarly, staffers of the University were enjoined to remain at home while the 24-hour curfew remained in effect.

It also said “Management wishes to appreciate the Government, Security Agencies as well as members of the public who have shown great concern about the plight of the University during this difficult period.

“Members of the University Community especially Staff and Students are hereby advised to exercise caution and comply with all security directives during this period,” it concluded.

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