The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced January 25, 2021, as resumption date for the first semester, 2019/2020 academic session.
According to the Revised Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 session made available to our reporter, the first semester is expected to commence from January 25th to March 5th, 2021 with online lectures.
The proposed resumption date for the second semester is April 12, 2021 when lectures are expected to commence immediately and end on July 16, 2021.
The first semester for the 2021/2022 academic session is proposed to begin on October 11, 2021.
The Chairman, UNILAG chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Comrade Dele Ashiru had earlier told our reporter that his members are ready to work only if the University can guarantee their safety and that of the students.
He said, “Given the population of students in UNILAG, the level of compliance to COVID-19 protocols is not adequate to bring the students back now.”