LASU Postpones Convocation Over Coronavirus

The management of Lagos State University, (LASU), Ojo has postponed its convocation over the widespread of Coronavirus.

A top management of the school confirmed this to Premium Times on Thursday.

“Yes, that is the final decision. The management meeting is still on but a conclusion has been reached on the convocation which is indefinite postponement.”

“The truth is that if we had decided to continue with our programmes, who would have loved to take the risk to attend among both the graduands and the dignitaries? Thank God we have not recorded any case with a link to the university as at now, so the best thing to avoid it is to observe all the cautionary measures, ” Premium Times quoted the source as saying.

According to the report, the state governor has endorsed the postponement.

“You know, the governor is the Visitor, it is important to take him into confidence. Remember that the decision is also in line with his administration’s order to suspend all gatherings with more than 50 people?” the source said.

This newspaper gathered that the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has also concluded plans to shut down campus until further notice.

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