UNILAG has commenced fresh lockdown as the Covid-19 delta variant hits school hard.
News Online reports that the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has shut down the student hostels over reported cases of coronavirus on the campus.
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This online news platform understands that UNILAG management also approved that lectures for the rest of the semester should be delivered virtually with effect from 26th July 2021.
The decision was reached at an emergency senate meeting held on Wednesday at the J. F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium.
UNILAG students were directed to vacate the halls of residence latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021. They were advised to move all their personal effects at once.
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A member of the university’s senate confirmed this to The PUNCH, saying, “After getting the report, which I don’t like to discuss with you, we decided that the hostels should be shut down.”
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On whether COVID-19 Delta variant was discovered on the university campus, the source said, “No further comment.”