The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced Feb.1 as the resumption date for the 2019/2020 academic session.
The Public Relations Officer of the university, Dr Benedicta Ehanire, made the announcement in a statement issued on Tuesday in Benin.
According to her, students are expected to come into the halls of residence on the resumption day, adding that lectures, both physical and online, will commence immediately.
Ehanire said only students with official receipts of payment of school charges in sessions pertaining to them and had successfully filled, submitted, and printed the on-line questionnaire required of them would be allowed into halls of residence and lecture theatres.
Ehanire also said that members of staff and students were to constantly wear their face masks, as the COVID-19 protocols would be strictly enforced by the university.