University of Ibadan have directed students of the institution to vacate the campus As people across the globe continue to panic and employing safety strategies in reducing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.

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The Oyo State capital maintained that the decision was taken as precautionary measure to reducing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the university, UI in a special release, marked 4297 and titled,

“Closure of the University to Students”

Olubunmi Faluyi, the institution’s Registrar, directed all students, undergraduates and post-graduates to laeve the campus with effect from today, Friday 20th March, 2020.

“This is to inform the University Community that the Board of Health of the University of Ibadan at its meeting of Thursday, 19 March 2020 considered the state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria.

“As a health safety precautionary measure, it recommended that all students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) vacate the Campus immediately. The Vice-Chancellor has approved this recommendation on behalf of the Senate”.

The statement added that the institution would remain closed till further notice.


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