COVID-19: Why we are holding virtual convocation ceremonies - University of Ibadan

  The University of Ibadan has explained the reason why it will conduct virtual convocation this year. The institution explained that it wil...

 

The University of Ibadan has explained the reason why it will conduct virtual convocation this year.

The institution explained that it will conduct the convocation virtually in order to reduce the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

Our correspondent gathered that the Coronavirus pandemic started in China last quarter of the year 2019.

It was gathered that since the outbreak of the pandemic, notable personalities who contacted the virus in Nigeria had died.

The University of Ibadan has however declared that it will hold this year’s convocation ceremonies and 73rd foundation day virtually.

The institution noted that it decided to hold the ceremonies virtually in order to curb and contain the spread of Covid-19 on campus during the period.

Director of Public Communication, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo in a statement on Friday, insisted that the university cannot take the risk of inviting over 7,000 graduates and parents to the institution at this time when Coronavirus is still spreading.

Oladejo added that attendance at the International Conference Centre, venue of the convocation is open to First Class Honours graduands and recipients of prizes and awards only.

He said, “Covid-19 is real and its delta variant is even virulent and easily transmissible.

“We cannot take the risk of inviting over 7000 graduates and parents, guardians, and well-wishers into the venue.

“This is what is obtainable in all institutions all over the world at this time. Therefore, the University of Ibadan cannot flout the rules/ protocols of the Federal Government of Nigeria governing Covid-19”.

Oladejo while speaking further, noted that the institution will not allow any form of partying or social gathering during the period.

“Given the above, attendance at the International Conference Centre is open to First Class Honours graduands and recipients of prizes and awards only as this is the number that can be conveniently accommodated with the maintenance of the appropriate social distancing.

“Parents, visitors and other categories of graduates are expected to log on to www.ui.edu.ng to connect to the convocation proceedings online.

“All graduands are to comply with COVID-19 protocols, including wearing face masks, physical distancing, and use of hand sanitizer”.

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