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OAU, UNILAG, Other Universities Announce Resumption Dates

More Nigerian universities have announced the dates for the resumption of academic activities.

Newsonline Reports indicate that Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, University of Lagos and UNILAG along with some universities have announced the dates for academic activities recovery.

Online platform mdeia reports that some made their announcements earlier in the week after the strike was suspended by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, onriday.

Also: ASUU: Universities hold emergency meetings to review the academic calendar

The union said it suspended the strike in compliance with the ruling of the Industrial Court. The court issued a government injunction to force ASU to resume work pending adjudication of a lawsuit brought by the Secretary of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngigi.

But the union said its demands had not been fully met.

Resumption

Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) Ile-Ife, Thursday 20 October, announced the continuation of the 2021/2022 cycle.

In a statement issued by the registrar, Margaret O’Mosol, the school also asked students to resume their housing on Wednesday.

In a post on the university website and social media platforms, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has set October 24 for the resumption of lectures for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Theederal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) announced on October 17 the continuation of the second semester for returning students and October 24 for new students.

Both the University of Abuja and Sokoto State University have also announced the resumption of classes on October 24.

Other universities such as Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto and University of Benin proposed on October 24. The councils of the two universities have not yet confirmed the date.

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