By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Lectures for all undergraduate students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria have commenced in earnest in line with the revised academic calendar for the 2021/2022 academic session approved by the Senate of the university.
A statement made available by the Public Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice-Chancellor,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, dated Tuesday January 3, 2023, said that only a few students turned out for lectures in all the places visited same day by top management staff of the University, including Deans, Directors, and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala.
However, a good number of students were seen attending lectures in the Faculty of Law at Kongo Campus of the University.
The Director, Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring, Prof. Bello Mukhtar was sighted visiting lecture halls all over the University to ensure classes begin in line with the revised academic calendar.
The Dean, Faculty of Arts, Prof. A.A. Liman; Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences Prof. Nasiru Shuaibu; and Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Prof. Wilson O. Hamman, who went round their respective faculties to monitor the situation, found no students on ground.
“The University Management hereby implores parents, guardians, and other stakeholders to ensure that their wards return to school immediately,” it said.