From Tony Osauzo, Benin
The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced Sunday, October 23, 2022, as the resumption date for students after the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) which lasted for eight months.
The spokesperson for University, Dr Benedicta Ehanire, said in a statement: “The University of Benin Senate has amended the Institution’s 2020/2021 academic calendar and approved Sunday 23rd October 2022, for students to return to halls of residence.
“Lectures are expected to continue on 24th October as the 2nd Semester was truncated for eight months following the recently suspended strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The semester is to run until 23rd December.
“Meanwhile, online registration of new students admitted for 2021/2022 begins on the 2nd of December.
“The Vice Chancellor, Professor, Lilian Salami, solicits the cooperation and support of staff and students to ensure successful academic activities,” the statement read.