Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Lagos State Polytechnic Student's To Resume In Batches, Vice Chancellor, Prof Fagbohun Announces


The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, NPOM on Monday, 31st August, 2020 revealed that students of the Lagos State University would resume in batches from September, following the directive of the Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to open tertiary institutions on September, 14. 

Prof. Fagbohun, in an interview with Eko 89.7FM announced that the 400, 500 and 600 levels students would resume for a duration of two months with intensive lectures starting from 9am – 3pm daily for those that live off-campus.

After the completion of 400 level, 500 level and 600 level resumption; students in 200 level and 300 level are to resume for two months of lectures before the commencement of exams.

Meanwhile, Resumption for the students in 200 level and 300 level was divided into different days of the week. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, 200 level students would be on campus while their 300 level counterparts will be on campus on Mondays and Wednesdays in order to maintain social distancing.

He further revealed that the decision was in a bid to protect the lives of the students and staff of Lagos State University and to prevent them from contracting the Coronavirus disease, adding that the University has put every measures in place to ensure safe resumption for the staff, students and visitors.

He said, “Regular hand washing is very important as the university has provided taps and soap dispenser in the school. The use of facemask is compulsory.

“In line with the NCDC requirement for medical facilities, Lagos State University has a COVID-19 team to keep the university on its toes in ensuring compliance. Isolation places have been provided in the university. There are waiting areas and consultations rooms available in the Lagos State University. With the roadmap, Lagos State University is prepared to accommodate students and visitors. Visitors are implored to kindly comply with the laid-down rules,”

The Vice Chancellor however, did not state a specific date of resumption.

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