-Ekiti State Univeristy adopts online services to beat COVID-19
By Okinbaloye Adu
The Senate of the Ekiti State University has resolved that students of the University will begin online classes on January 18.
The decision was taken as a strategic response to COVID-19 prevention.
A statement by Bode Olofinmuagun
Head, Directorate of Information and Corporate Affairs made available to Irohinodua said the
Senate of the University, located in the state capital Ado-Ekiti at a virtual meeting held on thoroughly assessed the global, national and the State government protocols/precautions to manage the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and decided to put the Health of the students and staff first.
“Senate accordingly decided that ONLINE CLASSES will begin across all faculties in the University on Monday, 18th January, 2021 as continuation of the 1st Semester of the 2019/2020 academic session” he said
The Senate further stated that only students who have completed payment of all prescribed fees/charges will have the opportunity to join the online classes.
The Senate said “All students of the University are advised to visit their personalized students dashboard on the University portal [email protected] as well as the University website, www.eksu.edu.ng for further directives on the virtual learning system.”
The school said it is not compulsory for students to be on campus before they can participate at the online/virtual learning.
“Senate wishes to assure all the students of quality teaching and learning at the online classes as the University had made adequate arrangements for the exercise” the statement noted.