The management of Lagos State University (LASU) has disclosed that students of the university will resume in batches. This was made known by the Vice Chancellor of the university. The Vice chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN made this known while addressing questions during a radio programme on Eko 89.7 fm, explained that students in 400, 500 and 600 levels would resume before others.
This is coming after the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Saturday announced that tertiary institutions will be allowed to open from September 14th, 2020, while primary and secondary schools may be reopened on September 21.
The VC who also stated that that lectures would hold between 9 am and 3 pm on the university campus however, did not give a specific resumption date.
Prof. Fagbohun mentioned that students in 200 and 300 levels would resume two months before the commencement of their examinations.
He 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.” He stated.
The Vice Chancellor in his statement also revealed that the school has COVID-19 team in place to ensure compliance with NCDC rules adding that the university has also made provision for isolation centres