19 November 2012

Nigeria: University of Abuja Main Campus Shut Down

Photo: Leadership
University of Abuja protest

Students of the Engineering department of the University of Abuja On Monday morning shut down the university's main campus in protest over the accreditation status of their faculty.

Students who were expected to commence their examinations today could not write their papers as the protesting students were said to have locked the gates of the campus early in the morning, preventing access into the school. Examinations were however conducted successfully at the mini-campus of the university today.

Head of the school's information unit, Waziri Garba told Daily Trust that a meeting of the management of the university is presently ongoing at the house of the Vice Chancellor, Professor James Adelabu, to consider the option of shutting down the school officially in order to prevent an escalation of the crisis.

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