Tuesday, 28 June 2016

University of Benin (UNI BEN) Suspends Post UTME Registration

University of Benin, popularly called Uni Ben has suspended their Post UTME examination, which was supposed to be conducted.

The management of the university made this announcement after the Minister of Education Mal. Adamu Adamu,  ordered all Institutions in Nigeria to stop Post UTME.

According to GutsyNaija, the Minister of Education made this statement through the Deputy, Mr. Ben Mem Goong. The statement read “If any tertiary institution has conducted the Post UTME, such as exercise stands annulled and money taken from candidates must be refund with immediately”.

The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Michael Osasuyi, told an Online Newspaper site The PUNCH on Tuesday that the suspension was with immediate effect and in compliance with the Federal Government’s directive.
“We are suspending this exercise now, in compliance with the Federal Government directive. We are suspending forthwith,” Osasuyi said.
The screening was scheduled begin on June 27 and last for two weeks.
It was also learnt that some candidates, whose tests were supposed to take place on Monday and Tuesday showed up for the exercise before they were informed of the suspension.
But the university’s spokesman called for calm, adding that the institution would communicate further information on the suspension to its prospective students.
“They (candidates) should just be calm and rest assured that the University ‎of Benin will not in any way flout the Federal Government’s directive and will not in any way undermine their choice for the university,” he said.