The management of University of Ibadan has debunked the rumour flying around that the institution has commenced the allocation of halls of residence to students.
This is contained in a statement released by the Director of Public Communication, Olatunji Oladejo on Thursday, 4th February, 2021.
According to him, the 2020/2021 first semester lecture will be delivered virtually, a measure put in place to contain the spread of coved-19 within the university community.
“Management has noted the information trending in the social media indicating that the University has published allocation of students into their respective Halls of Residence and students are expected to make payments.
“The University hereby wishes to inform the new students and the general public to disregard the information as STUDENT REGISTRATION PORTAL HAS NOT BEEN OPENED. Kindly beware!
“Management wishes to restate as contained in the University’s Official Bulletin No. 4353 of 14 January, 2021 entitled APPROVED REVISED ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2018/2019 as follows: “In approving the Calendar, Senate noted the prevailing circumstances occasioned by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to comply with the protocols established for the control of the spread of the pandemic. It, therefore, agreed that the 2020/2021 First Semester Lectures will be delivered online. In this regard, “NO STUDENT WILL BE ACCOMMODATED ON CAMPUS” he said.
The release further directed the new intakes to look forward to the opening of portal for registration and orientation programme soon.
“New students are to please note that the opening of the registration portal and the orientation programme for 2020/2021 session will commence on or before Saturday, 20 February, 2021.
“Details of Registration Procedure/Guideline will be available on the University website wwwuiedu.ng soon.”