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Barely eight months of closure due to COVID -19 pandemic, the management of Federal College of Education (FCE), Osiele, Abeokuta has announced that academic activities at the institution would resume on Monday, November 9 .
The College Registrar, Dr. Adedayo Adebayo disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abeokuta.
The statement read that all 100 and 200 level NCE (Regular) students and students of other programmes being offered by the college are expected to resume for the completion of the first semester.
Adebayo added that a later date would be announced for the resumption of all 300 level NCE (Regular) students.
He explained that tertiary institutions have been closed since March 27 to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The registrar emphasised that returning students are expected to comply with all COVID -19 protocols as stated by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and it has made compulsory, the wearing of face and nose masks and identity cards while on campus.
“The college has been fumigated, water for hand washing have been stationed at strategic points on the campus as well as the provision of soaps and hand sanitizers at various points along with infrared thermometer.
“An isolation room for emergency cases and patrol ambulance are already on ground to address any emergency. We have put measures in place to ensure that classes with large number of students are split to ensure social distancing,’’ he said.