Federal University Wukari Shut Down Over Alleged Kidnap Of Tiv Students

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Updated July 31, 2019


The management of the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, has shut down the institution.

The move followed a protest staged by the Tiv Students Union over the alleged kidnap of their colleagues.

According to a statement released and approved by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abubakar Kundiri, the management directed that all activities should stop until further notice, to avoid an escalation of any crisis.

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Students vacating the school premises


They also directed that all students should vacate the school hostels with immediate effect.

Meanwhile, at the time of filling this report, there was a counter-protest by the Student Union Government for the reversal of the management’s decision to suspend school activities.

This follows a lingering crisis between the Tiv and Jukun tribe in Wukari Local Government Area.