The Management of the University of Jos has suspended the continued second-semester examination for the 2019/2020 tutorial session.
The announcement comes amid the insecurity within the state as gunmen shot at travellers alongside Rukuba Road within the Jos North native authorities space of the state, killing 22 individuals and injuring others.
The Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications of the college, Abdullahi Abdullahi disclosed in an announcement on Sunday, that the examinations, slated for August 16 to August 21, have been suspended until additional discover
“Following the unfortunate security breach that occurred in some parts of Jos which has made the government to 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,” the deputy registrar mentioned within the assertion.
Abdullahi mentioned administration had additionally suggested college students residing in hostels on campus to keep away from pointless actions, NAN reviews.
“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, is 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,” he mentioned.
Abdullahi thanked the state authorities and safety businesses for making certain the protection of scholars and workers of the college always.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong had directed the imposition of a 24-hour curfew in Jos North native authorities space to include additional safety threats.
This comes a number of hours after saying a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three native authorities areas of the state: Jos North, Jos South, and Bassa.
The governor urged residents to abide by the curfew and stay indoors to permit safety businesses to take care of legislation and order and take care of these bent on inflicting chaos.
The governor mentioned the 24-hour curfew in Jos North Local Government Area will stay in power till additional discover.
“Again, citizens are to note that the 24-hour curfew in Jos North will take effect from 2 pm today 15th August 2021,” he mentioned.