Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, said no date has been fixed for resumption of academic activities for students of the University who were out of school since the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
Abdulkareem, stated this on Monday while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin, adding that the Federal Government was yet to give a specific date for institutions of higher learning in the country to open their gates to their students.
He observed that the University of Ilorin would remain closed to students pending the directives of the constituted authorities.
He however said that the University was fully prepared to welcome its students back to campus for the completion of the rest of the 2019/2020 academic session and the subsequent new session.
The Vice-Chancellor said that every arrangement was being perfected to ensure that the campus was made safe and conducive for members of the University community.
He said that arrangement was also being perfected toward ensuring that the processes of admitting new students begun as stated by the concerned authorities.
According to him, the University of Ilorin remains the choice of the greatest number of intending students.
Abdulkareem explained that the University was almost completing the total campus internet connectivity, which he said would facilitate the reception of internet from everywhere across the campus of the University.
“The gigantic improvement in internet connectivity across the University campus is being pursued in preparation for the adoption of the new normal way of conducting teaching and learning to minimise contact between lecturers and their students,” he said. (NAN)
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