The University of Lagos, UNILAG has shut its hostels over the fear of COVID-19.

Senate of UNILAG on Wednesday directed that all students vacate the institution’s hostel to check the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19 on the campus.

The University Senate after an emergency meeting at the J. F. Ade Ajayi auditorium ordered students to vacate the halls of residence latest by noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021.


Reports from the institution say lectures for the rest of the semester will be delivered virtually with effect from July 26, 2021.

The students have therefore been advised to move all their personal belongings at once.