Kebbi University dispels attack rumour

The management of the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi (FUBK) has debunked rumours making rounds that, it has received a security threat message from unknown persons.

Reacting to the rumour, the Registrar of the university Abubakar Aliyu said the school is well secured and there has never been any attack or security threat on the university, he called on the students who fled the university campus to return and urged those on campus to remain.

In the statement, marked ,FUBK/R/104/Vol. 1 and dated 30th June,2021,the university explained that the presence of the security agencies on campuses has nothing to do with the attack rumour but measure to security public places such as the university.

According to the Registrar, ” the attention of the University management has been drawn to the rumour circulating amongst students that it has received a notice that the campuses will be attacked by unknown persons.

“The management wishes to make it clear that the rumour,which is prompted by the presence of the police at the university gates, is unfounded. Their presence is just part of the efforts to provide security at public places including institutions of higher learning.

” Their deployment therefore, is not just as a result of any specific security threat as the university did not received any.

‘Members of the university community are therefore advises to go about their normal activities on the campuses. Students who fled the campuses or are planning to do so,are advised to remain and concentrate on their on going examinations

“The university management will continue to collaborate with security agencies to ensure safety on the campuses”.

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