The management of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has disclosed reasons it will not resume academic activities, despite an earlier announcement to reopen the institution on January 25, 2021 still awaiting approval from the Kaduna State Government for the reopening of the Institution.
In a statement signed by Malam Auwalu Umar, Director, Public Affairs Directorate, the University Management reassure all students, parents, and other stakeholders that whatever decision communicated to the Institution will be conveyed to them immediately for further action.
The statement read, “This is to inform students, parents and the general public that Ahmadu Bello University is still awaiting approval from Kaduna State Government for the reopening of the Institution.
“The State Government sent a verification team to the University on Wednesday, 20th January 2021 to specifically assess ABU’s compliance with COVID-19 preventive protocols. The University has indeed enjoyed the tremendous cooperation of the team during the assessment tour.”
It would be recalled that the University had on Tuesday, 12th January, 2021 announced its decision to reopen for the resumption of academic activities on Monday, 25th January, 2021 subject to further directives issued by the Federal and Kaduna State Governments.