August 31, 2020

The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State  University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has announced today,  Monday that the students of the institution would resume in batches.

It could be called that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Saturday during a briefing at the State House Marina announced that tertiary institutions will be allowed to reopen from 14 September 2020, while primary and secondary schools may likely reopen on  21 September.

The Vice-Chancellor while addressing questions during a radio program on Eko 89.7 FM, explained that students in 400, 500, and 600 levels would resume before others.

Fagbohun, also stated that lectures would hold between 9 am and 3 pm on the university campus without giving a specific resumption date.

He further added that students in 200 and 300 levels would resume two months before the commencement of their examinations.

The VC said, “A gradual phasing has been done for our students’ resumption. Students in 400 to 600 levels would resume for a duration of two months with an intensive lecture starting from 9 am to 3 pm for those that reside off-campus.

“After the completion of 400 to 600 levels’ resumption,  then students in 200 and 300 levels would also resume for a two-month lecture before the commencement of their examinations.

He said “Resumption of the students in 200 and 300 levels are divided into different days of the week.
On Mondays and Wednesdays, 300-level students would be on campus for lectures. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, 200-level students would be on campus.

The Vc reinstated that this is done in order to maintain social distancing and to protect the lives of the students of Lagos State University and its staff.

The VC added that “In response to the National Center for  Disease Control  requirement for medical facilities, LASU has a COVID-19 team to keep the university in checks to ensure full compliance is achieved, noting that  isolation centers  have been provided in the University and prepared to accommodate students and visitors.”

He added that the university just concluded its online examination for post-graduate students.

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