OAU announces resumption date, Cancels 2020/2021 session

This is to inform all students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) that the school management has fixed Monday, February 8th, 2021 as the new resumption date for the continuation of academic activities.

This was revealed by the university registrar, Mrs M. I. Omosule. It was stated that the university management have canceled 2020/2021 academic session, the cancelation of the 2020/2021 academic session was as a result of the situation caused by corona virus, the university have decided to proceed to 2021/2022 after the 2019/2020 academic session as stated in the academic calendar.

Read the statement below;



                                    ILE-IFE, NIGERIA

Our Reference: RO.2/Vol.VII/170 www.oauife.edu.ng

                                         19th January, 2021


                     RESUMPTION OF ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES FOR                                   2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION

Consequent 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 time-table for 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 cancellation of 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Furthermore, in line with the directives of the Federal Government on prevention of community transmission of COVID-19, the Senate was emphatic on the need for both staff and students to strictly adhere to the following COVID-19 protocols:

👉🏻 Regular handwashing with soap and running water

👉🏻 Use of hand sanitizer

👉🏻 Compulsory wearing of face mask; and 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.)


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