Kaduna State University (KASU) has stated that it is ready to reopen the second academic session of the 2019/2020 Semester on January 25, if approved in the amid the second COVID-19 wave.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Tanko, confirmed this in Kaduna on Monday at a meeting of stakeholders on the re-opening of schools, arranged by the Kaduna State Ministry of Education.
Tanko, who was represented by Prof. Yohanna Tella, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), explained that the university proposed a six-week lecture if allowed to open on January 25.
The vice-chancellor said that virtual lectures for large classes of more than fifty students would be conducted for students in the lower levels and physical lectures for small classes of fifty students for those in higher levels.
Tanko said, “We’ve also planned practical classes in batches of fewer than 25 students for smaller classes and 45 for larger classes.
“The examinations for 100 level and 200 level students will be computer-based.
“We’ll also train and sensitise our staff and students on COVID-19 safety awareness and the need for social distancing.”