UI Directs Virtual Resumption, Gives guidelines for Academic activities

In view of the need for a few (postgraduate) students to be on campus to conclude examinations for the 2018/2019 session and for the First Semester of the 2020/2021 session, the following recommendations are made by the University of Ibadan COVID-19 Emergency Response Research Committee: 

1. Students to be accommodated on campus MUST bring a 500ml hand sanitizer and a spray sanitizer for surfaces.

2. The said students would be allocated to two halls residence for ease of management. One of the two halls should be for males and the other for females. These halls will be decontaminated before occupancy by the students.

3. Consistent and proper use of nose and mouth cover is mandatory for everyone on campus in public spaces.

4. The University management will do its best to expedite action on COVID-19 Testing  Health Centre under construction..

5. Formal, informal and religious physical gatherings should be restricted to not more than 50% capacity of the facility. Physical distancing, appropriate use of facemasks, and other recommendations should be strictly enforced.

6. Lying-in-state and similar activities that encourage display of corpses/dead bodies should be suspended for now.

7. Public transportation should not carry more than 50% of their capacity in compliance with physical distancing rules.

8. Persons aged 60years and above and/or with co-morbidities should stay at home and avoid crowds.

9. Leadership of offices should take responsibility for adequate ventilation in offices, facilitate work-from-homebarrangements, and ensure adherence to all recommended health safety precautions.

10. Virtual meetings should be adopted/encouraged in offices as much as possible.

11. Persons having symptoms of COVID-19 infection such as fever, cough and breathlessness should call any of the following numbers: 08095394000 or 08078288800.

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