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ASUU strike: On Sunday, UNIBEN will reopen

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After the Academic Staff Union of Universities suspended the eight-month-long strike, students at the University of Benin are expected to resume classes on Sunday in accordance with the revised academic calendar.
“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,” read a statement released on Wednesday by the institution’s spokesperson, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire.
“Lectures are expected to continue on October 24 because the second semester was cut short for eight months as a result of the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU’s) recent suspension of its strike.The semester will end on December 23.
The second of December marks the beginning of online registration for new students accepted for the academic years 2021 and 2022.
“In order to ensure the success of academic activities,” reads the statement, “The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, requested the cooperation and support of staff and students.”

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