By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin
The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has approved a virtual Matriculation Ceremony for students into the 2019/2020 Academic Session of the institution.
The event which has been scheduled for Tuesday September 15, 2020, is the first to be held under Coronavirus hibernation since the University was founded 50 years ago.
Acting Registrar of the University, Mr. Ehigiator Clarkson who issued the update on behalf of the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian I. Salami on Friday, did not give details of the number of students who will be admitted into the various programmes of the institution.
Ehigiator, said only Principal Officers of the University and a few designated Officials as well as students representatives of the various College, Schools, Institutes and Faculties are expected to be physically present at the event.
Provost, Deans, Directors, Matriculating students and members of the University Community, according to the the update, are to participate at the Matriculation via a link that would provided by the ICTU/CRPU of the University.
The Management added that the use of face masks is compulsory for those who will be physically present at the venue.