13 Universities Announce Resumption Date As ASUU Kicks Against Reopening Of Schools.
The Federal Ministry of Education under Mallam Adamu Adamu has insisted that the January 18 school resumption date is still intact. All schools in the Federation have been directed to resume on January 18.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) disagreed with Federal Government on reopening of schools, members of union argued that it is unsafe to return to class now because of the second wave of COVID-19 and that personal protective kits have not been provided for lecturers.
However, many higher institutions have kicked against the decision of the union, about 13 Universities have already announced resumption date to the general public even though some of them are resuming online.
See the schools that have announced resumption date as of Friday, January 15th, 2020.
1. University of Ibadan will resume on February 22, 2020.
2. Ahmadu Bello University announced January 25, 2020 as resumption date.
3. University of Lagos has decided that academic activities will be resuming on January 25th, 2021.
4. University of Ilorin resumed academic activities online on January 11, 2021.
5. University of Jos will resume on January 22, 2021.
6. University of Benin will resume February 1
7. Lagos State University has resumed already
8. University of Port Harcourt will resume activities on February 1, 2020.
9. Rivers State University resumed January 4th, 2020.
10. Bayero University, Kano will resume January 18, 2020.
11. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta will also resume January 18.
12. Ekiti State University will begin academic activities on January 18, 2021.
13. Federal University of Technology, Akure will begin classes on January 18, 2021.
Source: The PUNCH newspaper
These are Universities that have announced resumption date so far. If you know anyone that is not on the list, kindly drop the name and resumption date in the comments section below. Please kindly share this information as much as possible for students to see.
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