Corona Virus (COVID-19) - Bulettin

As part of precautionary measures to prevent members of the University community from contracting Corona Virus (COVID-19), Management in consultation with the Director, University Health Services has taken the following measures:

  1. All international conferences and seminars scheduled have been suspended until further notice.
  2. All international travels of staff and students are suspended until further notice.
  3. Exchange programmes as well as international visits of professors, foreign partners and collaborators are suspended until further notice.
  4. Staff already out on international travel should inform the University on arrival by contacting 08034741840 and self-quarantine for at least fourteen (14) days before they report to the office.
  5. All Departments, Schools, Units, Halls of Residence, places of worship and other places with high concentration of people on campus are hereby advised to make provision for or resuscitate facilities for handwashing in the immediate environment in order to encourage routine washing of hands.  Adequate signs pointing to such should also be provided.
  6. Individuals are advised to have alcohol-based hand sanitizer to complement No. 5.
  7. Internal programme organizers, halls and event centres are to make hand sanitizers available on site.
  8. Heads of department and office holders should encourage local implementation in their various offices.
  9. Management will complement the recommended preventive measures.
  10. A monitoring team will go round to ensure compliance.
  11. Handshakes and any other body contacts should be avoided.
  12. There is no need for anyone to panic.  These are precautionary measures as education on prevention is still considered the major intervention against COVID-19 and similar diseases.
  13. Management and Director, Health Services will collaborate to provide further enlightenment to members on the COVID-19.
  14. Members of the University community are advised to give attention to the information that will be provided on various platforms.
  • Do not spread fake news and rumour on COVID-19.

Should anyone observe symptoms of the COVID-19 such as running nose, sore throat, cough and fever, the person should kindly call the hotlines:  08034741840. 




*** Culled and adapted from the guide issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant sources.
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