The Federal College of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB), has mentioned that it might resume tutorial actions on Jan. 18, in compliance with the directives of the Federal Authorities.
DAILY POST had reported that the Educational Employees Union of Universities on Tuesday insisted that Nigerian universities within the nation are usually not able to re-open in the meanwhile.
In response to the Union,” it’s troublesome to return to courses in the course of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Nevertheless, The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Felix Salako, whereas addressing a press convention on Tuesday, in Abeokuta mentioned the college was prepared to deal with the challenges posed by COVID-19, NAN experiences.
Salako maintained that the college was fairly able to resume full actions as measures had been put in place, together with COVID-19 protocols as stipulated by the Federal Authorities.
He mentioned it was mischievous and political for any lecturer to go to the media to say that the college was not prepared for tutorial actions, including that it was a private choice of the lecturer to suppose that the college couldn’t resume full tutorial actions.
The vice chancellor additionally mentioned the college could be working what he described as “hybrid” instructing, a mixture of bodily and digital studying, whereas no fewer than 150 photo voltaic panels had been put in in a number of the buildings, to offer different sources of electrical energy and facilitate the deliberate hybrid system of studying supply.
“The digital studying will deal with massive courses, just like the half one college students, however for fewer courses, we’ve massive halls to accommodate the scholars”, he mentioned.
COVID-19: FUNAAB states place on Jan 18 resumption