Nigerian University set to hold virtual examination on August 10

Despite the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus which led to the shutdown of public and private institutions in the country, the Redeemers University of Nigeria (RUN) has announced to its students that there will be a virtual examination on August 10, 2020.

The announcement was made on Thursday in a statement signed by the school’s Administrative Officer, Registrar’s office, Ademola Adedeji.

Mr Adedeji said the decision to conduct the virtual examination was reached at the Management 489th meeting held on Thursday 9th July 2020 where they discussed the need for the University and its students to move forward amidst the present uncertain and unpredictable situation.

Reports gathered shows that the school had already commenced virtual learning for its students since the outbreak of the virus.

Adedeji said, “The 2019/2020 second semester examination should hold, virtually, beginning from Monday, 10th August 2020, beginning with a mock examination in the last week of July to get students acquainted with the main examination that will hold in August.

“Students who are owing school fees should make immediate arrangement to pay their outstanding fees before the commencement of the examination,” he added. The school management urged parents to give their children all necessary support to prevent them from falling of Covid-19 pandemic induced academic setback."

All attempts to reach the University Spokesperson, Adetunji Adeleye, to assert the readiness of the school for the virtual examination proved abortive.

In other news, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has assured the Federal Government of the readiness of private schools under its fold to resume for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and other terminal examinations.