The Polytechnic, Ibadan has intensified preparations to reopen the institution several months after it was closed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Registrar, Ibadan Polytechnic, Mrs. Modupe Fawale, made it known that the management of the polytechnic has ordered the resumption of some staff members to enable the institution to put in place adequate measures ahead of school reopening. The concerned staff members expected to resume are Deans of Faculties and Student Affairs, Heads of Academic Departments, all non-teaching staff on levels 11 to 14.
Speaking further, she said: “This is to ensure that adequate preparations are put in place for the school reopening and attention given to some academic related issues on ground.
“Staff are enjoined to wear face masks, use sanitisers/wash hands regularly and maintain social distance measures in accordance with the regulations of the NCDC and Federal Ministries of Health and Education.
“Also note that others, whom their services may be needed, can be called anytime,” she stated.