UNIBEN bans religious groups on campus

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The Management of the University of Benin, UNIBEN has revoked the registration of religious groups and fellowship on campus.

This was made known in a statement released by the university management. The ban is due to the multiplicity of fellowships on campus and the use of lecture halls/classrooms/open fields for meetings on Sunday morning.

However, the management spared the Students Christian Movement / Christian Union Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES) and Scripture Union Campus Fellowship; the Nigeria Federation of Catholic Student and the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria to continue their religious activities in the school.

The statement reads parts,”The Student Affairs Division of the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria has revoked the registration of all fellowships and religious groups on campus with effect from 18th January 2018.This is due to the unhealthy multiplicity of fellowships on campus and the use of lecture halls/classrooms/open fields for meetings on Sunday morning.. New guidelines will be announced for re-registration of fellowships

Meanwhile, the afformentioned fellowships are NOT affected by the ban as they can continue with their activities”

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