Unijos suspends ongoing semester exams

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The University of Jos has suspended ongoing second semester examinations following the 24 hour curfew imposed on Jos by the state government.
In a statement on Sunday, the Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications, Abdullahi Abdullahi said, “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, Management of the University of Jos has approved the suspension of the ongoing Second Semester Examinations for the 2019/2020 Academic Session.”
The statement said all examinations earlier scheduled between Monday 16th and Saturday 21st, August, 2021 have been suspended until further notice.
The statement directed all students of the university “residing in the various hostels to remain within their hostels of residence and avoid unnecessary movements as management has 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 are adequately protected. Students that are resident outside the Campuses are also advised to remain at home during this period.”
The statement also urged staff of the university to remain at home while the 24-hour curfew is in effect.
“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”, the statement cautioned.

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