UNIBEN Coronavirus Update – UNIBEN Ask Students To Remain Reception Till Further Notice

UNIBEN Coronavirus Update

UNIBEN Coronavirus Update – The Management of the University Of Benin (UNIBEN) on Wednesday asked students of the institution to stay reception following Edo government directive suspending schools resumption till further notice.

The institution’s Acting Registrar, Clarkson Ehigiator during a statement, said students earlier billed to resume academic activities weren’t expected within the halls of residence on Jan. 30 nor be present physically on Feb.1.


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Ehigiator said while management awaited a replacement directive from the govt , the University of Benin acknowledged the sacrifices made by students and their parents during the foremost challenging period.

The statement reads partially, “The University of Benin as a Federal Institution, located in Benin City, must adhere to all or any directives of the Edo government.

”The governor of the state announced the postponement of faculty resumption from Jan. 18, 2021, which can be reviewed on Feb.1.

UNIBEN Coronavirus Update

“The Academic calendar remains unchanged as online classes will fully commence.

“The University’s Management is committed to making sure the supply of quality education to our own dear students without compromising on our collective safety”.

“We want to make sure that students aren’t frightened of COVID-19 psychologically. We also want to make sure that each suspected case of COVID-19 is handled at the simplest standard level.


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“We want to make sure a seamless school term and adequate use of mask on campus by all students, staff and visitors,”

They said they provided wash buckets in every classroom and ensured social distancing by spacing seats to make sure COVID-19 compliance as directed by NCDC.

”Management also recognises that students are wanting to return to high school for his or her academic activities, all things possible are being done to actualize that objective because the interest of the scholars remains paramount,” Ehigiator added.