The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has announced the resumption dates for the continuation of academic activities for the 2019/2020 academic session and cancellation of the 2020/2021 academic session.

Consequently upon the directive of the Federal Government that schools should re-open, the Senate of Obafemi Awolowo University at its meeting held today, 19th January 2021 announced the following resumption timetable for the continuation of the 2019/2020 academic session that was suspended in March 2020 following the outbreak of COVID-19:

1. 7th February 2021- Final year students in the Faculty of Pharmacy, Clinical Students in the College of Health Sciences and year four (4) students in the Faculty of Agriculture are to come into residence. All other students are to attend their classes Virtually

2. 8th February, 2021-Resumption of Lectures.

The approved resumption programme is subject to periodic review in line with the realities and trend of the COVID-19 pandemic,

In addition, the Senate approved the cancellation of 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Furthermore, in line with the directives of the Federal Government on the prevention of community

transmission of COVID-19, the Senate was emphatic on the need for both staff and students to adhere to the following COVID-19 protocols strictly:

  1. Regular handwashing with soap and running water
  2. use of hand sanitiser
  3. Compulsory wearing of face mask; and
  4. Social distancing

Staff, students and other members of the University Community must also adhere strictly to the recommendations of the COVID-19 Committee of the University,

We wish all our students a very Happy New Year and a peaceful continuation of the 2019/2020 Academic Session.

Thank you

M.I Omosule (Mrs.)