The NIGERIA management of the University of Jos has fixed January 22 as resumption date to continue its academic activities for the 2019/2020 session.
The development was confirmed in a statement released by the Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications, Abdullahi Abdullahi.
Abdullahi noted that the reopening of the Institution was approved by the Senate of the institution at its 4th special meeting held on Monday, January 11, 2021.
Abdullahi said, “The Senate of the University of Jos has considered and approved an amended Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Session of the University.”
“At its 4th Special Meeting for the 2019/2020 Session held on Monday 11th January 2021, Senate approved that students are to resume for the continuation of the 2019/2020 Session as from Friday 22nd January 2021 with the reopening of the various campuses of the University. According to the amended Academic Calendar, lectures would continue as from Monday, 25th January 2021.”
The institution called on students and staffs of the institution to obey all measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In a related development, the Federal Government on Tuesday stated that schools across the country will resume on January 18, 2021, until a fresh directive by the Ministry of Education.