Ministry of education clears Victoria University to resume physical classes
In line with the implementation of SOP guild-lines, Victoria University will conduct physical classes with adequate spacing during learning by all students.
Victoria University has resumed physical classes after clearance Ministry of Education and Sports nearly after one year of national suspension because of COVID-19.
The university has been holding online classes starting this academic year, starting with orientation of new students.
In a letter dated March 15 and addressed to the Vice Chancellor Victoria University, from Dr. Jane Egau Okou on behalf of the Permanent secretary for Ministry of Education and Sports, the institution was given a green light to conduct physical classes but advised to ensure adequacy of space for classes and strict implementation of SOPs in all areas by the students.
“It is well noted that the university has adequately addressed itself to the matter of compliance to guidelines and measures put in place to fight Covid-19 pandemic. The University therefore proposes opening for physical learning,” it partly reads.
“The purpose of this letter, is to emphasize that there should never be any crowding to endanger staff and students. As per the guidance of the HE President, you should ensure adequacy of space for class and strict implementation of SOPs in all areas around the institution by all students. If you have adequate space and can keep all students effectively timetabled in a staggered manner, you should seek the approval of your Governing Council and implement as guided.”