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The Plateau State University (PLASU) campus has been permanently closed.

Situated in Bokkos LGA of the state, the university took the decision to shut down following the tragic death of a 200-level student at the hands of gunmen in Chikam hamlet.

Registrar Yakubu Ayuba officially announced the closure in a statement released on Friday.

“Following the sad incident that occurred in Plateau State University Bokkos and the surrounding community on Friday 19 April 2024; and because of the psychological effects of the unfortunate incidents on the students and staff of the university, the management has taken the painful decision to close the university for ten days with effect from today, 19th April, 2024,” he said.

“This decision is to allow the security situation to improve and to lessen the human risk to the university community.

“Accordingly, the ongoing first semester examinations are hereby suspended and to resume on Thursday 2nd May,2024.”

“The management has made available buses to convey students who may be stranded from the university to Barkin Ladi today Friday, 19th April 2024,” the registrar added .

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