According to report reaching us at Naija News, the Benue State University, Makurdi, has been shut down indefinitely.
The Management of the Institution while announcing the development in a statement through its Registrar, Dr Mrs Mfaga Modom, stated that the decision was connected to the closure of entry gates of the university by the students on Monday morning.
“Following the closure of all the university entry gates by students on Monday, 2nd September 2019 despite all entreaties by the University Management, the Vice-Chancellor/Chairman of Senate on behalf of the Senate of the Benue State University, Makurdi has approved the closure of the University with immediate effect”, the statement said.
The Management of the school stated that the decision of the institution was “to avoid further breakdown of law and order in and around the University campus”.
The statement also directed all students to “vacate the campus latest 4.00 p.m. today, Monday, 2nd September 2019”.