Lagos Varsity declares readiness to resume

Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, has declared that the institution will resume in line with directives issued by the Lagos State Government.

He said this today during a radio programme on Eko 89.7 fm.

Fagbohun said students in 400, 500 and 600 levels will resume first for the first two months, while students in 200 and 300 levels will resume for the following two months.

He said lectures will hold between 9 am and 3pm for students living off campus.

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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, students in 200 and 300 levels are to resume for a two-month lecture before the commencement of their examinations.

“Resumption of the students in 200 and 300 levels is 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. This is in order to maintain social distancing and to protect the lives of the students of Lagos State University and the staff.

“In line with the NCDC requirement for medical facilities, LASU has a COVID-19 team to keep the university on toes in ensuring compliance.

“Isolation places have been provided in the University. With the prepared roadmap, LASU is prepared to accommodate students and visitors.”

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Saturday, announced that tertiary institutions in the state will resume on September 14, while primary and secondary schools resume on September 21, however, he said the decision was subject to review.


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