COVID-19: Crescent University restricts movement to campus,suspends Jumat Service


Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila, VC, Crescent University Abeokuta, Ogun State, South West Nigeria.

Further to Federal and State Governments’ directives to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, authorities of Crescent University, Abeokuta (CUAB), a citadel of moral and academic excellence founded by former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Nigeria’s Federation, Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN), has regrettably announced that henceforth it is restricting entry to its campus by the wider community.

This announcement was communicated in a statement by Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Idris Katib, copy of which was sent to The DEFENDER.

The statement stressed that, “Regular and Jumat prayers in the University Mosque are therefore suspended until further notice”. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila urged the general public, staff and students not to be panicky as this is part of the measures taken by the university to protect its stakeholders against the pandemic.

The university also advised all its stakeholders to maintain the best possible hygiene by washing their hands with soaps, doing regular ablutions and maintaining social distance.

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