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Wednesday, 13 January 2021

UNILAG Announces January 25 As The School's Resumption Date

University of Lagos has announced its resumption date. Mrs Olufadeke Akinleye, Head of the Media Unit of the university said Wednesday, Jan 13, that the institution would commence online classes on January 25 due to the second wave of COVID-19.


This was revealed in a statement signed by it’s Deputy Registrar, Information and Publications, Abdullahi Abdullahi.


The statement reads: "The Senate of the University of Lagos has considered and approved an amended Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Session of the University.


"At its 4th Special Meeting for the 2019/2020 Session held on Monday 11th January 2021, Senate approved that students are to resume for the continuation of the 2019/2020 Session as from Friday 22nd January 2021 with the reopening of the various campuses of the University.


"According to the amended Academic Calendar, lectures would continue as from Monday, 25th January 2021."

In a copy of the revised academic calendar for the first semester of the 2019/2020 academic session obtained by Punch correspondent on Wednesday, lectures would end March 5.

It stated that the first Semester examination would begin on March 15 and end on April 1.

While students are expected to resume April 12, the first-semester result would be considered by the University Senate on April 28.

Meanwhile, the University has rescheduled the 2019 convocation which was expected to hold March last year to February 23 – 25.


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