By Ayodele Oluwafemi
The management of Babcock University has announced the payment of N25,000 by each student for COVID-19 test while resuming for the 2020/2021 academic session.
The institution, in a statement, signed by Joshua Suleiman, the institution’s director of communication and marketing, said the decision was taken to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19 in the institution.
“Parents and students should note that to ensure a peaceful, safer and more secure learning campus learning environment, all the students would be required to do all the following: undergo screening for COVID-19 at the entrance of the university campus for twenty-five thousand naira (N25,000) to be borne by each student.
“Every student is expected to come with his/her COVID-19 safety kits, at least one pack of disposable face mask or three re-usable facemask. Students who can afford it should come with their infrared thermometer,” he said.
Suleiman said students will resume in two batches, as students in 400, 500 and 600 levels will resume first on September 21.
While, students in 200 and 300 levels will resume on October 25, as second batch.