Tai Solarin University of education declared Mid-Semester Break the university activities as the Federal Government has ordered the closure of all tertiary institutions and the 104 Unity Schools in the country latest Thursday, March 26, 2020, as a proactive step aimed at preventing the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus.
In the memo circulated by the university management, said the students should Vacate their various hostels and go to their respective home as Resumption Date will be announced in due time.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, through the Permanent Secretary, Sonny Echono, said all the heads of the institutions, Principals of the Unity Colleges should fast track the on-going second term examinations and close shop until further notice.
In a statement signed by Director press, Ben Goong, the Ministry said In the meantime, the Minister said the management of all the Unity Colleges should immediately activate the necessary emergency procedures and processes such as the provision of alcohol-based sanitizers, and handwashing facilities among others, adding that students should strictly adhere to the principles and best practices of good hygiene.
Adamu Adamu also directed the Principals to immediately report any suspicious case to the nearest health authorities, emphasizing that nothing should be taken for granted at this delicate time of the global pandemic.