The Lagos State University (LASU) has announced that first-year students of the institution will not be resuming this year but will have to wait till January 11, 2021.
The school management, however, added that they will be having online classes based on a schedule to be released later, pending their physical resumption next year.
However, students in terminal classes (400, 500, and 600-Levels) are to resume on Monday, 14th Septemeber, 2020 and they would have classes 9am to 3pm on weekdays only.
Postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.) will also be resuming Monday but their classes will hold weekends only.
For the 200-Level to 500-Level students, November 9, 2020 has been fixed for their resumption while sandwich, part-time and diploma students would resume November 13, 2020 for weekend classes only at the institution’s Epe campus.
For the members of staff, academic staff are to resume on Monday, 14th while only non-academic staff on CONUAS Level 12 and above (except those on essential duties) are expected on campus.
The school management noted that in addition to full COVID-19 protocols which would be observed, all students and workers would be required to wear their LASU I.D Cards as well.
“The University Senate and Management knowing full well that our country and indeed the entire globe is yet to overcome or produce a vaccine for Corona Virus has taken precautionary measures in line with the protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to ensure safety of our returning staff, students and the entire University Community,” a statement signed by the Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya stated.
Naija News recalls that the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu had earlier approved the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state as from September 14 2020.