BUK cancels 2019-2020 session, announces new resumption date

NEWS DIGEST – The Senate, Bayero University Kano, BUK, has approved the cancelation of 2019-2020 sessions for all Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.

This is contained in a memo signed by the university registrar, Fatima Binta-Mohammed.

According the memo, for the undergraduate, new academic session will now begin on January 18, 2021 as first semester, while the second semester will begin May 3, 2021.

For the Postgraduate, the senate slated January 18 as first semester, while the second semester will begin on June 1.

The senate had also granted amnesty for Postgraduate students who did not register within the time frame to do so before the session begins.

The News Digest gathered that the BUK senate also has renamed the 2019/2020 session to 2020/2021.

Recall that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, had embarked on an indefinite strike on March 23,2020, and resumed on December 22, exhausting almost nine months into the academic calendar.

See the memo below:

Undergraduate Memo