The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, announced Monday, January 18 as its resumption date for the commencement of academic activities in the Institution, Mrs Kehinde Ekanem, the institution’s Registrar, said in a circular, on Saturday.
The circular directed to the whole Polytechnic community and its stakeholders said the resumption of academic activities in fulfilment with the directive from the Federal Ministry of Education.
It instructed all members of the Polytechnic community to obey completely with all COVID-19 protocols that have been put in place to stop the spread of the pandemic in the Institution.
As part of its strategy on curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the institution, the circular declared the compulsory wearing of face-masks by all students and staff, submission to temperature checks and use of hand washing and sanitisation facilities placed at strategic locations across the two campuses of the Polytechnic.
Avoidance of overcrowding, including classrooms and Offices, and adherence to all other non-pharmaceutical protocols, restrictions and containment measures as may be prescribed/approved by the PTF from time to time, the circular added.
While emphasising that the measures were put in place to ensure the safe reopening of the Institution for Academic activities, the circular added: “These measures would be subject to review, from time to time, as the situation in the country might demand.”