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PLASU reopens May 2 in batches




THE management of the Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, has announced the reopening of academic activities on May 2, following the unfortunate security challenge that led to its closure on April 19, 2024.

This was disclosed through a press statement signed by the university’s registrar, Yakubu F. Ayuba, and made available to THE NIGERIA STANDARD in Jos, the Plateau State capital, recently.

The statement disclosed that, “Arising from the suspension of academic activities in Plateau State University, Bokkos on Friday, 19 April, 2024, management has reviewed the situation. This, vis-a-vis efforts put in place by the management, the Plateau State Government, security agencies and other stakeholders has decided that the university is to reopen for students on Thursday, 2nd May, 2024.

“The resumption is to be in batches, beginning with 200 and 300 level students who are to resume on Thursday, 2nd May, 2024, while their examinations will continue from Monday, 6th May, 2024.

“100 and 400 level students are to resume on Monday, 20″ May, 2024, preparatory to continue their examinations from Wednesday May 22, 2024.”

The registrar explained that the review of the semester examination timetable was available in the respective departments, faculties and on the university’s website: www.plasu.

Sounding a warning to all students, Ayuba emphasised: “All students are to pay a token of seven thousand Naira (N7,000.00) each as cost of properties damaged during the riot of 19th April, 2024.

“The procedure for the payment is available on the university website and notice boards.

“Only students who have paid their school fees are to resume and continue with their examinations.

“Each student is to bring a letter, undertaking to be of subsequent good behaviour; witnessed by a traditional ruler not below the status of a District Head. Students who are not of Plateau State origin are permitted to bring the stated letter from a recognised community leader.

“A copy of the letter is available on the university’s website for download and subsequent processing by each student.

“Kindly note that all conditions outlined above are to be STRICTLY adhered to before access would be granted to the university and Examination Halls.”

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