Thursday, November 08, 2012

Uniport Re-opens For Academic Activities.

Authorities of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, have announced the re-opening of the institution for academic activities.
The institution was shut last month in the wake of violent protest over the murder of four students by a mob in Aluu community.

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A statement signed by the Deputy Registrar of the University, Williams Wodi said the decision to re-open the school was reached after an emergency meeting held by the University Senate on Wednesday. 
The statement urged all students to return to the campus before weekend as normal lectures would begin on Monday, 12 November.
It assured that peace has returned to the university’s neighborhood especially Omuokiri-Aluu where the four male students of the institution were lynched last month.

The statement further said that the Vice Chancellor of Uniport, Professor Joseph Ajienka has met with the landlords in Aluu who have guaranteed the safety of the students and staff living in the community.

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