NUC Suspends Academic activities following resurgence of Covid-19

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NUC Suspends Academic activities following resurgence of Covid-19

The NUC following the resurgence of covid-19 suspends all form of academic activities in the country. it directed universities in the country to shutdown academic activities with immediate effect.

This new directives by the government are in compliance with covid-19 safety protocols. Which Strictly prohibits any kind of activity or events which involves a large gathering of people due to second wave of covid-19 cases in the country.

The Nigerian Universities Commission gave directives to the Vice-Chancellors of each University in the country not to allow any Kind of academic activities to take place especially when it involves large crowd in any of their campuses.

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Also involved in a circular signed by the Deputy Secretary (Admin) Chris Maiyaki, said classrooms, hostels, all forms of seminars and conferences should be put on hold.

It further gave ordered universities should not open prior to this covid-19 intervening period, while awaiting directives from the Federal Government on school resumption. The circular signed also says: Vice- Chancellors are to note that these directives is part of the safety protocols approved and signed by The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to help reduce and control the second wave of covid-19 infections in the Country.

NUC Suspends Academic activities following resurgence of Covid-19: The officers who has contracted the virus are to perform their duties from their residence. And those on GL-13 and above should make sure to always adhere to the covid-19 preventive protocols out listed.

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Which includes social distancing, washing of hands with disinfectant frequently, using sanitizers, wearing of face masks, and limiting the number of expected visitors to offices.

But generally the NUC Suspending Academic activities following resurgence of Covid-19 is seen to have dashed the hopes of students returning back to their hostels and resuming lectures after waiting for almost 9months of strike action by Asuu

 

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