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UNIPORT announces exams for students after eight-month ASUU’s strike



The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Rivers State, has announced resumption of its academic activities following the suspension of the eight-month-old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

According to a circular released by the institution, on Friday, students will be starting their examination from Monday, October 24.

The circular is titled, “Approved Revised Academic Calendar for 2020/2021 session and 2021/2022 session full time.”

On Friday, ASUU suspended its eight-month-old protracted strike after an overnight National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja.

Members of ASUU voted on Tuesday and Wednesday at their branches over their resolution on the ongoing industrial action.

In the circular, all year one ‘B’ students for the 2021/2022 session were asked to resume 16th October, while first semester exams commences 24th to 29th October, 2022.

But that will be after just a one-week revision expected to last from 17th to 21st October, 2022. Senate will meet 30th November to consider the semester results.

For the 2020/2021 session, second semester, all old students are to arrive October 30, 2022 while lectures commences 31st October to 22nd December, 2022 (eight weeks).

The institution will observe the Christmas break from 23rd December to 2nd January only to reopen 3rd January, 2023 for one week revision before the commencement of the semester exams.
ASUU’s decision to call off the strike was sequel to the meeting between the leadership of the union and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, who called several meetings to intervene between ASUU and the Nigerian government.

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