Nigeria

BUK extends resumption of 2021/2022 academic session

The Bayero University, Kano is to establish a Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing centre to check the spread of the pandemic, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Yahuza Bello, has said.

Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has extended the resumption date for the 2021/2022 new academic session to November 1, 2021.

The Senate of the university at its 392nd meeting approved the new resumption date.

A statement issued by the Secretary, Information and Publication, Lamara Garba, for the acting Registrar of the university, Malam Jamil Ahmed Salim, said the decision to extend the resumption date was to accommodate many candidates whose 2021 SSCE results are yet to be released.

“In view of the fact that the NECO results would be officially released in the first week of October and the hope to give many candidates the chance to qualify for the admission, Senate decided to extend the resumption date by one month in order to accommodate as many candidates as possible to reduce the number of drops out.’’

According to the statement, the new session, 2021/2022 would now commence on November 1, 2021, while lectures are to start by November 8, 2021.

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