The Federal University Wukari, Taraba State as
report has it has been temporarily closed down.
This was as a result of the fracas in the area
which led to the death of no fewer than 22
persons in the area.
Meanwhile a 24-hour curfew has been imposed in the
town by the state government.
The university’s Director of Communication, Mr. Jerry
Amah while confirming this said that the suspension of
academic activities in the school is necessary
considering the present situation.
According to him, “some of our students and staff are
ins!de Wukari town and they may not be able to come
to school because of the curfew.”
“People who were displaced by the crisis have taken
over the university facilities and there is no way we
can send them out of this place. It is also not possible
for the university to allow the students to mingle with
the refugees on campus for security reasons,” he