The Management of Bayero University, Kano, has suspended all academic activities for the period of one month over coronavirus
By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid
COVID-19: BUK suspends lectures for one month
This announcement is contained in the official bulletting of the university and signed by the Secretary, Information and Publication of the institution, Malam Lamara Garba
The statement reads in parts: “Following a circular from the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Universities Commission (NUC), aimed at containing and preventing the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, to which the Federal Government granted approval for the closure of all schools (including tertiary institutions) for a period of one month effective from Monday, 23rd March, 2020.
“The Management of Bayero University, Kano considers the health and wellbeing of its students and staff to be of utmost importance the statement read in part.
“In line with the above directives and in the overall interest of the well-being of members of the University Community, it is hereby directed that all students who are on break as a result of ASUU warning strike are requested NOT to return to the University. Consequently, those in Campus should VACATE the hostels and return to their respective homes.”
However, the staff members are expected to continue with their normal duties, as they are strongly advised to abide by the safety guidelines and advices (including on social distancing) as issued by professionals.