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UNIJOS Under Siege As Hostile Communities Attack Students Staff, Says ASUU

Jos — Following continued killing, mutilation of students and members of staff as well as the demolition of properties worth millions of naira whenever there is crisis in Jos, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Jos chapter, has called for the immediate recovery of university land illegally occupied by communities who carry out the attacks the union also demanded the strengthening of internal security outfits within the institution and called on the Federal Government to provide special intervention fund for the construction of more hostels and staff quarters and erection of parameter fencing of the institution’s land mass.

Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, ASUU chairman in the university, who expressed the concern at a media briefing, yesterday, said the institution was under siege, having been affected by the crisis in Jos in the past 17 years.

He urged the Federal Government to show concern about the lives and property of the staff and students and release the take-off grant of the university to enable it develop the needed infrastructure.

Maigoro pointed out that miscrants from immediate communities of Angwan Rogo, Bauchi Road, Angwan Rimi, Kwanan Shagari, Fanfare and Angwan Rukuba at the slightest security breach, unleash chaos on students, staff and property, stressing that the school environment was not safe for academic activities.

He said: “The University of Jos has not known lasting peace since the first major crisis erupted on September 7, 2001 in Plateau State. ‘’That particular crisis and subsequent ones have continued to claim the lives and property of staff and students of the university, up to the recent one during which the university lost two students and one member of staff. One student is still missing and one in the hospital nursing a bullet wound.”

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