COVID-19 Second Wave: UI Releases New Work Guidelines, Gives Directive

The Management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has released guidelines to members of the University community in regard to the second wave of Covid-19 being experienced in the country.

In a release from the management of the Premier University, members of the community were advised to follow the Federal Government rules to forestall further infection and or spread of the virus.

According to a special bulletin number 4341, titled, “Covid-19 Pandemic Update”, the institution’s management has directed the closure of all bars, eat-in places, restaurants or club for an initial period of five weeks as well as restricting numbers of people that can attend informal or formal gatherings including end of year events to 50 persons.

According to the release, “Religious events should be limited to less than fifty percent capacity of the facility of use during which physical distancing, appropriate use of facemasks, and other recommendations should be strictly enforced;

“Events having more than fifty persons in attendance should be held outdoors and with appropriate use of facemasks and adherence to other recommendations;

“Campus transportation should carry not more than fifty percent of their capacity in compliance with social distancing rules;

“Mandatory and appropriate use of facemasks should be observed by all and sundry on campus.

“Persons aged 60 years and above and/or with co-morbidities should stay at home and avoid crowds.

“Leadership of offices should take responsibility for adequate ventilation, working from home, and adherence to other recommended precautions etc.

“Virtual meetings should be adopted/encouraged in offices as much as possible.

“CONTISS 12 officers and below are expected to work from home and

“Persons having symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough, breathlessness should call any of these numbers: 08095394000, 08078288800

“Management expects total compliance with the above by all members of the community and entrants to the campus.

“Federal Government’s task force, and the University Management, may apply sanctions where breached”.

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