The revised academic calendar for second semester of 2019/2020 academic session was released on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Earlier, the Senate, at an emergency meeting held on Tuesday, January 12, approved the academic calendar for the first and second semesters of 2019/2020 academic session.
Based on the approved calendar, the second semester would have commenced on February 28 and end June 19, 2021.
However, a fatal motor accident, which claimed the lives of seven students and residents of Akungba community occurred.
This prompted the Acting Vice Chancellor, on behalf of the Senate to extend the first semester by four weeks.
The proposed calendara declaring April 4, 2021 as resumption date for second semester 2019/2020 academic session have attracted questions from the students populace as to whether it is factual or not.
According to Public Relations Officer of the Student Union, Adegbeyeni Oluwafemi popularly known as Barryfem confirmed that circular will be announced officially on the April 1.
On Thursday, April 1, the Registrar, Gbenga Arajulu, write to inform all members of staff and students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko that the Federal Government has declared Friday, 2nd April, 2021 and Monday, April 5, 2021 public holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebration.
He said further, that the Senate, at its 167th Regular Meeting held on Wednesday, 31st March, 2021, approved the academic calendar for the Second semester, 2019/2020 academic session.
Consequently, all students are to resume for the Second semester 2019/2020 academic session on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, while those in the University’s halls of residence are expected to resume on Monday, April 5, 2021.
Upon resumption, all students are advised to immediately commence their registration for the Second semester, 2019/2020 academic session and attend lectures Happy resumption in advance.
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