The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has announced that the institution will formally re-open for the conclusion of the 2019/2020 first semester academic activities on Monday, October 5, 2020.
The Institution was shut along with other educational institutions in the country following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, a statement signed over the weekend by the institution’s Registrar, Mrs Modupe Fawale, said the resumption of the students will be in phases as Higher National Diploma (HNDII) and National Diploma (NDII) 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 said date, October 5, 2020.
The HNDII students in the two Faculties (FBCS and FES) will have their revision exercises between the October 5 and 9, 2020 while their examination will be conducted between October 12 and 23, 2020.
Revision for HNDII and NDII students in the Faculties of Engineering (FENG), Science (FES) and Financial Management Studies (FFMS) who are expected to resume then will hold between October 26 and 30, 2020 while their examination will run from November 2 to 13, 2020.
For ND I and HND I students, their academic activities will commence on November 16, with revision for NDI and HNDI students of the FBCS and their counterparts in FES, and it will end on November 20.
“Examination for these students- HNDI and NDI of FES and FBCS will hold between 23rd November and 4th December, 2020,” Fawale said.
She added: 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 Registrar 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.
She also stated that only students with evidence of registration with passport photograph are expected to resume as specified for the various faculties and classes.
Fawale urged all the students to comply strictly to their schedule of activities as excuses for non-compliance would not be entertained.