Uniben: Management shut school with immediate effect

In a statement titled "Closure of the University of Benin"...

All students are to vacate the hostels and the University premises not later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th...



The Management of the University of Benin on Tuesday announced the immediate closure of Varsity.

In a Statement on Tuesday 14 September Signed by the School REGISTRAR, reads "the Vice Chancellor has reviewed the agitation by a section of the students' body today Tuesday 14th September, 2021. 

"After due consultation, and in the overall interest of the general students' body, the Vice Chancellor has, on behalf of Senate, approved the closure of the University with immediate effect. 

"This is based on security reports to avoid the students' action being hijacked by hoodlums; and thereby prevent any form of breakdown of law and order within and outside the campuses of the University. 

Accordingly, all students are to vacate the hostels and the University premises not later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th, September, 2021, the statement reads"

Recall that the University of Benin students on Tuesday protested over an increase in tuition fees by the school's management. 

The management had previously announced that students who did not pay their fees within the specified time frame would be subject to additional charges, read here.




 


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