The University of Ibadan has cancelled the 2019/2020 and renamed it 2020/2021 session.
They authorities also approved February 22, 2021 as the date for the resumption of academic activities.
Olatunji Oladejo, the university’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the news to newsmen, saying that the decision was reached after a Senate meeting on Thursday.
He said in a statement that “The 2019/2020 academic session be cancelled and the new session now renamed 2020/2021 academic session. The proposed calendar for 2019/2020 be accordingly changed to 2020/2021.
“The University should notify JAMB not to list it in its brochure for 2021/2022 session as candidates who have already registered for UI 2020/2021 Post-UTME would be taken for that session (2021/2022).
“The decision to not admit undergraduates for the 2021/2022 session, however, exempts postgraduate students and direct entry students from affiliated institutions.
“It also excludes those seeking admission into the distance learning programme in its centres (DLC).
“However, affiliated institutions, distance learning centre and postgraduate college would be allowed to admit students for the 2021/2020 session.”