Management of Uni Jos Orders Immediate Closure of all Hostels in the school

The leadership of the University of Jos Plateau state has ordered the immediate closure of all hostels.

This was made know in a circular released from the office of the vice-chancellor on Friday, 30th April where it ordered that all hostels on the campus must be closed.

According to the circular, the decision was taken based on the review of security reports which poses a threat to the university.

Read the whole circular below.

UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS

(OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR)

INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS, PUBLIC RELATIONS & PROTOCOL DIVISION

INTERNAL MEMORANDUM

Ref: IP/VC/UJ/64/VOL. VIII Date: 30th April 2021

CIRCULAR

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 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.

Signed:

Abdullahi Abdullahi

Deputy Registrar (Information and Publications)

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