UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS-NIGERIA
(OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR)
INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROTOCOL DIVISION
SUSPENSION OF LECTURES FOR THE 2ND SEMESTER 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION
Senate of the University of Jos has approved the suspension of 2nd Semester lectures of the 2019/2020 Academic Session for Undergraduate Students of the University until 7th of June 2021. This is pending a review of the security situation in and around the University by security agencies.
The decision followed an Emergency Meeting of Senate which considered the situation that prompted the recent closure of Students Hostels and the advise by the Plateau State Police Commissioner to allow two (2) weeks for the Police to review the security situation and advise the University appropriately.
Senate deliberated on the matter and further resolved as follows:
- Senate unanimously ratified the decision of Management that all Students Hostels should remain closed to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students pending the receipt of a favourable security report from the Office of Plateau State Commissioner of Police.
2. That Postgraduate Students are to continue with their academic activities.
- Senate directed that the Directorate of Physical Facilities should make use of the period of the absence of Students to undertake all necessary repairs in the Hostels.
Members of the public are hereby advised to please disregard any information not in conformity with the above-mentioned University Senate’s decisions as it is the handiwork of mischief makers. Similarly, members of the public are encouraged to always check the University of Jos website www.unijos.edu.ng to verify any information about the University.
Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications