The management of Bowen University, Iwo has said its lecturers have continued to hold lectures for the students through the Internet during the closure caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Head, Public Relations Unit of the university, Toba Adaramola, in a statement said the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joshua Ogunjide, gave the directive that academic activities should continue online to avoid further disruption of the school calendar.
The statement quoted the Vice-Chancellor as saying, “Directive has been given to teaching members of staff to be active online for effective teaching through the uploading of teaching materials and real-time interaction with the students using the Bowen Smart School Hub.
“The recent closure of the university was in compliance with the directive of the government on the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the entire world. While the university is on a short vacation as a result of the directive, normal academic activities continue virtually.”
Ogunjide then urged the parents to give necessary support to their children while at home for them to partake in the online teaching and learning.
He also advised the students to keep to safety precautions of handwashing with soap, use of hand sanitisers, maintenance of social distancing, avoidance of hugging and shaking of hands.
Source: The PUNCH.