Bayero University closes its hostel and orders students to leave campus

As the persistent strike launched by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues, Bayero University, Kano has ordered students residing on campus to vacate the premises with immediate effect.

In addition, the university authority has also suspended on-campus student jobs, a recently launched entrepreneurship program until further notice.

According to a statement from the clerk, he said the measures had become necessary following the extension of the ongoing warning strike by ASUU members.

However, the school has further stated that students currently residing on campus must vacate university premises no later than Sunday, March 20, 2022, in the interest of their own safety.

According to the statement, other essential services provided to students on campus, besides academic work, are core responsibilities of non-academic staff. The university has not explained why these services would no longer be available even as the government continues to pay for them.

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