The Lagos State University (LASU), on Monday, August 31, announced that its students would resume in batches.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun.
1st News had reported that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, 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.
In a bid to achieve this; Fagbohun, 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.
The LASU VC also stated that lectures would hold between 9am and 3pm on the university campus without giving a specific resumption date.
Fagbohun added 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.
“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.”
He added that the university just concluded its online examination for post-graduate students.