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  • Updated: October 19, 2022

ASUU Strike: UNIBEN Resumes October 23

The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has approved Sunday, October 23, 2022, as the resumption date for the continuation of its second semester which was interrupted by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.

UNIBEN's Spokesperson Dr Benedicta Ehanire, in a statement on Wednesday, said the institution had amended its calendar after the lecturers' strike.

The statement added that online registration for new students commences on December 2.

“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 the 2021/2022 begins on the 2nd of December.

“The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, solicited the cooperation and support of staff and students to ensure successful academic activities,” the statement read.

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