Following the call-off of eight months strike by members of Academic staff Union of Universities (ASUU), some Nigerians universities have fixed tomorrow, October 17 for the resumption of normal activities while others have fixed different dates for the resumption even as Senate of others will meet to decide the date of resumption.
The University of Abuja announced that its portal is now open for registration and students should complete theirs not later than two weeks from Friday, October 14.
“This is to inform our undergraduate and postgraduate students that following the suspension of strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the portal is now open for registration.
“Students should complete their registration not later than 2 weeks from now,” the University stated on Twitter.
For the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, all students are asked to resume the second semester of the 2020/2021 academic session on October 21 as academic activities will commence on Monday, October 31.
Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) also directed all its students to resume the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday, October 17 even as the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) posted on its official Facebook page on Friday that academic activities will resume on Monday, October 17, to complete the 2021/2022 session.
Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) had resumed immediately on Friday, October 14, according to a tweet by Deborah Tolu-Kolawole, a journalist with The Punch, even as the Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa announced the commencement of the first semester, 2021/2022 academic session on Monday, October 31.
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike will also resume on Monday, October 17.
Below are the universities that will be holding Senate meetings on Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18, before deciding resumption dates. They are:
Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) – Senate meeting on Monday
Federal University Lokoja – Senate meeting Monday
Federal University Dutsin – Monday
University of Ibadan – Monday
Adekunle Ajasin University – Monday
University of Benin (UNIBEN) – Tuesday