The management of university of ilorin(UNILORIN) has disclosed that students would resume campus for academic activities in phases due to second wave of COVID-19.
OAU VOICES recall that the management had earlier commences academic activities on January 11, 2021 through Virtual online classes.
The management in a statement issued by the Director of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Mr Kunle Akogun, titled, ‘Phased resumption of classes’ on friday warned that students who tested positive for COVID-19 upon resumption would be sent back home for self isolation
Akogun revealed that virtual classes will continue even after physical resumption of academic activities.
Below is the statement as obtained by OAU VOICES;
“In furtherance to the virtual resumption of academic activities at the University of Ilorin on January 11th, 2021 and in compliance with the directive of the federal government, the university management has announced a phased reopening of the institution for the formal resumption of academic activities beginning from January 25th, 2021.
“Our students and their parents are expected to strictly comply with the phased resumption schedule, as we intend to strictly enforce the timetable as itemised below:
Phase 1: 25th January, 2021 – Return of students with outstanding 1st Semester examinations who will return home after their examinations
Phase 2: 1st February 2021 – Final Year and Postgraduate students come into campus
Phase 3: 15th February 2021 – 100 level students come into campus
Phase 4: 1st March 2021 – All other students come into campus.
”Parents should please note that in the event that any child/ward tests positive to COVID-19, he/she would be sent back home to self-isolate and continue to receive lectures virtually”
“All students will sign an agreement that in the event that anyone tests positive to COVID-19, he/she would be sent back home to self-isolate and continue to receive lectures virtually. In case such students miss any examination, make-up examination would be arranged for them.”
“Virtual lectures that commenced on 11th January, 2021 will continue even after physical resumption of classes.”the statement concluded