Nigerian Private University, Arthur Jarvis Closes Indefinitely Over Kidnap Of Student By Gunmen

The management of Arthur Jarvis University in Cross River State has shut down the institution indefinitely following the gunmen attack and kidnapping of one student of the university on Tuesday night.


The school in a circular issued on Wednesday by the acting Registrar, Ughas Ngozi Felicia, directed parents and guardians to move out their children and wards from the school premises within 24 hours.

According to the circular quoted by AIT, all the students of the university who are currently taking their examinations will continue in the next academic session on a date that will be announced later.


Also, final-year students who have their final research defence pending would be notified of the new date in due course.


The circular read, “The Management has approved the commencement of the 2021/2022 vacation with effect from Wednesday, July 20, 2022.


“All students are hereby expected to vacate the University premises, the date of resumption for the new academic session will be communicated in due course.


“All outstanding examinations will be taken at the beginning of the next session. Final year students will be notified of the date/details of their Project Defence.”


SaharaReporters earlier reported that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers stormed the institution on Tuesday night, kidnapped one student and wounded others.

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