The Strike Action embarked upon by The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Joint Action Committee which comprises of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU; and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT has been temporarily suspended.
Following these developments, much of Academic as well as Non-Academic Activities in the University of Benin that were shut down due to the strike have witnessed a bounce back. Many of the offices, Class Rooms, Lecture Halls etc. which were on lock down are now opened for normal activities.
Also noticed is the fact that, Activities in the Shopping Complexes have received a boost as many Project Students can be seen around, as they work to complete their final year projects.
In general, there is a major wake in activities in the Ugbowo Campus, as more persons continue to return to Campus.
The Strike which lasted for a period of one month had grounded much of Academic Activities at various Levels, but fortunately, for the Undergraduates, School was out of Session and thus, were not, notably affected by the Strike.
Meanwhile, the Uniben Admission Screening Exercise begins this week by Thursday 28th September and ends on the 10th of October 2017 at Ugbowo Campus. The Exercise will be conducted as a Computer Based Test (CBT) and all aspirants are advised to go online and confirm their screening date as well as screening venue.
It is worthy of note that, a new resumption date for the Undergraduate level has not been announced as the University Senate is yet to release the Academic Calendar for the coming Academic Session.
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