Prof Abubakar Kundiri, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Wukari on Wednesday approved the suspension of academic activities and closure of the institution following alleged abduction and killing of some students and staff of the institution due to the Jukun/ Tiv ethnic crisis.
This was contained in a statement by the Registrar, Mr Magaji Gangumi in Wukari which is made available to News men
The statement noted that the suspension became imperative following protest by students over the incident.
“The vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Wukari has approved the suspension of lectures and closure of the institution till further notice.
“This follows the protest by students over the kidnapping of their mates along Wukari -Katsina Ala high way on Tuesday.
“Students are directed to vacate the hostels and the university premises by or before 12:noon on Wednesday,” it stated.
The Jukun/Tiv crisis which started since April 1, 2019 in Kente village has lingered on till the Tuesday incident which led to heavy protest by students and closure of the university.