UNIPORT Announces Resumption And Examinations date Following Protest Resolution

The management of the University of Port-
Harcourt, Rivers state, have announced the date
for resumption of academic activities in the
school.
The management directed the school to be shut
down on April 11 » , following a protest embarked
upon by students of the school.
Students have now been directed to return to the
school as a statement was published on the
school’s information portal.
The statement said:
“”Following Senate’s approval, the University
Management wishes to inform all Returning
Students that the Registration Portal will be open
for two (2) weeks, from Tuesday, 3rd to Monday,
16th May, 2016. This is to enable the students
concerned to conclude their registration for the
2015/2016 session.
The students concerned are to pay their School
Charges at the designated Banks (outside the
University environment). However, for the UniPort-
Choba (U & C) Microfinance Bank, students
concerned are to use the Branch at the College of
Continuing Education, University of Port Harcourt,
Nkpolu Orowurukwo, Port Harcourt.”
ALSO READ: Senate shut down varsity due to
violent protest »
On Monday, April 11, a group of UNIPORT
students took to the streets to protest the
increase in tuition fees » by the school
management. Things took a turn for the worse
when it was alleged that a member of the police
force shot dead one of the students at the
school. This escalated the protest, shifting the
focus to the death of their colleague.
The senate then directed that the school be
closed immediately.

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