The Board of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos, has directed students to vacate their hostels latest Thursday, 28 January, following the death of Mr M.A.O Omoighe, its Director of Academic Planning, to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The institution disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
All lectures, according to the Board, will now be delivered online.
The institution also directed all employees of the Academic Planning Unit to go on self-isolation for two weeks, as part of measures to contain a further spread of the virus,
“The Academic Board at the emergency meeting held Tuesday, January 26, 2021, approved the following measures: the College should revert to online teaching immediately.
“Lecturers are to provide lecture notes to students beforehand and use the online period to explain the lectures.
“Lecturers are to adopt acceptable modality for online lectures. The Centre for Information Technology and Management, CITM, and Flexible Skills Development, FSD, should work out improved modalities to enhance e-learning.
“Meeting of more than 10 persons should be conducted virtually. Students should vacate hostels latest by Thursday.
“Management will decontaminate the environment. Workers are to come to the office in alternate days.
“Academic Planning Unit to close down for two weeks for workers to go on self-isolation. The medical centre to also close down for two weeks, ” the statement read.
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