Mr Olatunji Oladejo, the Director of Communication, University of Ibadan has disclosed that the institution will begin academic activities on Feb. 18.
Speaking on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, quoted the vice-chancellor as saying, “I, on behalf of the Council, Senate and members of the University Management, welcome you to the rather late commencement of the 2016/2017 academic session.
“The 2016/2017 university calendar approved by the senate of the university is to ensure that students arrive Feb. 18, while lectures commences immediately on Monday, Feb. 20.
“The university and I count that you will once again adopt the sense of responsibility to resume for lectures on Feb. 20, having been on vacation since December 2016.
“The university is putting measures and structures in place to alleviate the challenges faced by students in 2016 to ensure that you have sufficient resources and ample time to concentrate on your studies.’’
Oladejo said the vice-chancellor also promised that the university would continue to operate an open and listening policy to guarantee the quality of students’ wellbeing and the concentration of their studies.