The Senate of the University of Lagos, after an emergency meeting today, have approved the shut down of student hostels in the Institution over reported cases of coronavirus on the campus.
The Senate also approved that lectures for the rest of the semester should be delivered virtually with effect from Monday, 26th July 2021.
The management further directed that, all students should vacate their halls of residence, with all personal effects latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
There was also a statement released by the Director of Student Affairs.
The statement was titled, “Important Notice: Immediate Closure Of Hostels To Check The Spread Of COVID-19 On Campus.”
It read, “To check the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the University Senate has directed that all students vacate the halls of residence latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021. No access will be granted to any student after 12.00 noon on 15 July. The hostels will be locked indefinitely therefore students are advised to move all their personal effects at once. Lectures for the rest of the semester will be delivered virtually with effect from July 26, 2021.”