UNIJOS Management Orders Immediate Closure of Hostels
The management of University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State has ordered the immediate closure of hostels.
This is contained in a Statement by Deputy Registrar (Information and Publications), of the institution, Abdullahi Abdullahi.
The statement cites concerns for the measure.
UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS
(OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR)
INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC RELATIONS & PROTOCOL DIVISION
Ref: IP/VC/UJ/64/VOL. VIII Date: 30th April, 2021
To: Members of the University Community
MANAGEMENT ORDERS IMMEDIATE CLOSURE OF HOSTELS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF JOS
Management of the University of Jos has directed that all Hostels in the University should be closed.
This follows an emergency meeting Management held with the University’s Dean of Students Affairs, Chief Security Officer, President, Students Union Government (SUG), Speaker of Parliament and External Security Agencies on Friday, April 30th, 2021.
The meeting deliberated on a Security Report regarding security threat to the University Staff, Students and properties. As a result of this, soft targets like the Hostels are in great danger.
In the light of the above, the Hostels are to be closed with immediate effect. This is in the interest of the safety of students until all security measures have been perfected to protect the campuses as well as the Hostels.
However, all examinations are to continue unhindered.
Members of the University Community are to note and strictly comply with this Directive.
Deputy Registrar (Information and Publications)