BUK set January 20th for exams

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By AbdulSalam Muhammad
KANO – The Bayero University Management Committee has fixed January 20th for the 2012/2013 first semester examinations of the institution.

A competent source close to the Vice Chancellor told Vanguard that “the outcome was part of the resolution adopted by the institution highest body yesterday during a marathon meeting at the senate chamber of the school”.

The source further confided in Vanguard that students of the institution are expected to return to campus January 1st, while normal academic activities resume the following day.

The source who do not want his name to be in print revealed that “the University management Committee had agreed for a two and half weeks comprehensive revision before the exams, adding that the grace would allow those who are yet to complete their course outline to do so before the exams.

Vanguard learnt that “the management committee of the institution also agreed on a week semester break after the examination to pave way for the resumption of second semester.

Vanguard further learnt that “several lecturers have completed their course outline before they embarked on an indefinite strike action last July”, and that the decision of the management committee of the institution is allow them brush up “.

Reacting to the development, the spokesman of the University, Alhaji Mustapha Zaharadeen told Vanguard that “what you have is not far from the truth”, adding” that the institution was never closed for a day while the industrial action embarked by the lecturers last”.

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