Welcome, Guest: Join Nigeria Student Forum / Login / Trending Now / Recent

Stats: 17,820 members, 72,172 Topics, 15,728 Comments. Date: Aug 20 2019, 4:37 am

Do you like to own a professional Forum Like this or You want to build something different for your business
** Call +2348165799053 **

Aderinola Bunmi
LAUTECH
Science Laboratory Technology
Aspirant, Nigeria.
facebook twitter google linkedin

Authorities of Federal University, Wukari, on Wednesday, closed down the institution, following alleged abduction and killing of some students and staff of the institution due to the Jukun/Tiv ethnic crisis.

The Registrar of the university, Mr Magaji Gangumi, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Wukari, said the Committee of Deans and Directors approved the closure of the institution on behalf of the university Senate.

The registrar said that the suspension became imperative following a protest by the students over the alleged incident.

“The Committee of Deans and Directors of Federal University, Wukari, on behalf of the Senate, has approved the suspension of lectures and closure of the institution till further notice.


“This follows the protest by students over the kidnapping of their mates along Wukari-Katsina Ala highway on Tuesday.

“Students are directed to vacate the hostels and the university premises by or before 12 noon on Wednesday,” he stated.

Meanwhile the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abubakar Kundiri, has given assurance that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure safety of staff and students as they leave Wukari.

He said apart from school buses, the Chairman of Ukum Local Government in the neighbouring Benue, was sending about 10 buses to help evacuate students from the state.

Prof Kundiri stated that security had also been beefed up by the army and police to ensure that members of academic community left Wukari without any hitch.

NAN reports that the Jukun/Tiv crisis which started since April 1, 2019 in Kente village and has lingered on till date.

(NAN)

0 Like

If You're Chasing Money, You'll Always Be Lacking. Chase Purpose And Money Will Chase You

Don't have an account? Use the form below to signup for a Nigeria Student Forum Account




E.g Seuncoded





I agree to the terms of service

Viewing this topic:
1 guest viewing this topic
Download the Ngstudentforum app for Android Devices

Disclaimer: Every Nigeria Student Forum member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nigeria Student Forum.
- Copyright © 2016 - 2019. All rights reserved.
For enquiries & feedbacks send email to: Contact-US