The Polytechnic, Ibadan will formally re-open for the conclusion of the first semester 2019/2020 academic activities on Monday, October 5, 2020, after the Institution was closed down along with other educational institutions in the country following the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a statement, signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawale, the resumption of the students will be in phases as Higher National Diploma (HND II) and National Diploma (ND II) students in the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies (FBCS) and their counterparts in the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) will resume first on the stated date, October 5, 2020.
The release reads:
“The HND II students in the two Faculties (FBCS and FES) will have their revision exercises between the 5th and 9th October 2020 while their examination will be conducted between 12th and 23rd October 2020.
“Revision for HNDII and NDII students in the Faculties of Engineering (FENG), Science (FES) and Financial Management Studies (FFMS) who are expected to come to school then will hold between 26th to 30th October 2020 while their examination will run from 2nd to 13th November 2020.
“For ND I and HND I students, their academic activities will commence on 16th November with revision for NDI and HNDI students of the Faculties of Business and Communication Studies and their counterparts in Environmental Studies which will end on 20th November.
“Examination for these students HNDI and NDI of FES and FBCS will hold between 23rd November and 4th December 2020.
“From 7th to 11th December, NDI and HNDI in the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Financial Studies will have their revision exercise with their examination holding between 14th and 24th December 2020.”
The statement noted that it is mandatory for all students to abide by all COVID-19 protocols as those that failed to abide will not be allowed to take part in the scheduled activities.
It also added that only students with evidence of registration with passport photographs are expected to resume as specified for the various faculties and classes.
The statement further urged all the students to comply strictly to their schedule of activities as excuses for non-compliance will not be entertained.