COVID-19: UNIBEN Shuts Down Academic Activities till Further Notice

University of Benin (UNIBEN) Shuts Down University and Secondary Schools Academic Activities, Students Ordered to Vacate Campus and Hall of Residence with Immediate Effect Over Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

In view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Federal Government has issued a directive that all Tertiary Institutions and Unity Schools in the country should close from Monday, 23rd March, 2020 till further notice.

The Vice Chancellor, on behalf of the Senate has therefore directed that beginning from 23rd March, 2020 all STUDENTS of the University including Students and Pupils of UDSS and Staff School should vacate the campus till further notice.

I am to add that the closure of Institutions includes suspending all public gatherings such as Convocation Ceremonies, Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and other related academic activities involving large crowd.

Provost, Deans/Directors a HODS/Principal/Acting Headmistress should please inform those affected.