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Plateau Killings: UniJos suspends examinations

Plateau Killings: UniJos suspends examinations

Management of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), has suspended the ongoing second-semester examination for the 2019/2020 academic session following recent security challenges that have led to the imposition of a curfew in Jos.

This was contained in a statement that was issued by the Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications of the varsity, Abdullahi Abdullahi.

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He said that the examinations which were slated for August 16 to 21, have been suspended till further notice.

“Following the unfortunate security breach that occurred in some parts of Jos which have made the government impose a 24-hour curfew in Jos North, Management of the University of Jos has approved the suspension of the ongoing second-semester examinations for the 2019/2020 academic session.

“Consequently, all examinations earlier scheduled to hold between Monday, August 16 and Saturday, August 21, have been suspended until further notice,” he said.

Abdullahi also advised students living in hostels on campus to avoid unnecessary movements. “All students of the university residing in the various hostels are hereby strongly advised to remain within their hostels of residence and avoid unnecessary movements”.

“Management is working in collaboration with the security agencies and the government to ensure that the safety of lives and properties of members of the university community, particularly students, are adequately protected.

“Similarly, students that are resident outside the campus, and members of staff, are also advised to remain at home while the 24-hour curfew remains in effect,” the Deputy Registrar stated.

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He further thanked the state government and security agencies for ensuring the safety of students and staff of the university at all times.

Plateau Killings: UniJos suspends examinations

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