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THE management of Veritas University, Abuja, has shut the institution over security threats in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The development followed a directive by the Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for the closure of all schools in Abuja due to fears of attacks by bandits.


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The university has accordingly postponed examinations for 100-level students.

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In a statement released on Wednesday by its Public Relations Officer, Enuwa Obekpa, the university explained that it had successfully completed the 2021/2022 academic session.

Parts of the statement read: “The Management of Veritas University wishes to notify the general public that the University has successfully completed the 2021/2022 academic session.

“However, due to the current security tension and the directives of the Minister of the FCT for the closure of schools in Abuja, examinations for our 100-level students shall be conducted at a date to be announced later.

“Candidates seeking admission into Veritas University for the 2022/2023 academic session are encouraged to visit the University or the university’s website to obtain an admission form. All correspondences may be forwarded to the following emails.”

Veritas University is a private tertiary institution located in the Bwari Area Council of Abuja.

It was founded in March 2002 by the Catholic Church in Nigeria.

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