Thursday, August 1, 2019

Lecturer, students killed as suspected militias invade Taraba Varsity

Academic activities have been put on hold at the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, following an invasion by the suspected Jukun militias that led to the killing of two students from Benue and a lecturer of the institution on Tuesday.

The killing sparked protest among Tiv students and staff of the institution.

However, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Abubakar Kundiri, has suspended the academic activities and closed down the institution following the incident.

The announcement was contained in a statement by the Registrar, Mr Magaji Gangumi which was released in Wukari, on Wednesday.

According to the statement, all students are expected to leave the University premises before 12:00noon on Wednesday.

The statement also added that the suspension of lectures and closure of the institution is till further notice.