The University of Jos has postponed the ongoing semester examination in the school, following the fire incident that happened in the school on Saturday 8th of October in which the University Library complex was destroyed.
The fire that also razed the Social Sciences and Management Sciences department of the institution in the incident that occurred on Saturday, October 8.
In a statement released in Jos on Sunday, October 9, the Registrar, Mr Monday Danjem, revealed that the decision was taken “pending an emergency Senate meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10.”
The statement also urged students as well as members of the university community to maintain calm and go about their normal businesses as the situation is under control.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sebastian Maimako, revealed that the fire destroyed examination scripts, books as well as crucial materials from other departments.
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