The University of Ibadan through its Management Team has announced that the School Hostels remain closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic amongst students in the halls of residence.
The university’s Director of Public Communication, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo made it known to Vanguard that the management noted the information trending on the social media indicating that the University has published allocation of students into their respective Halls of Residence and students are expected to make payments.
He thereby made the following statements, “The University hereby wishes to inform the new students and the general public to disregard the information as the student registration portal has not been opened. Kindly beware!”
“Management wishes to restate as contained in the University’s Official Bulletin No. 4353 of 14 January 2021 entitled: “Approved revised academic calendar for 2018/2019 as follows: “In approving the Calendar, Senate noted the prevailing circumstances occasioned by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to comply with the protocols established for the control of the spread of the pandemic.”
“It, therefore, agreed that the 2020/2021 first semester lectures will be delivered online. In this regard, “No student will be accommodated on campus.”
“New students are to please note that the opening of the registration portal and the orientation programme for 2020/2021 session will commence on or before Saturday, 20 February 2021″.
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