University of Benin (UNIBEN) management has told all its members of staff to keep working from home until further directive from the Ministry of Education.
Benedicta Ehanire, the Institution Public Relations Officer in her statement, made it known on Friday that all the staff members should maintain the status quo and work from home for now despite the lockdown case.
She made this clarification following the directives given by the Edo state Head of Services on the resumption of work in the state.
The statement reads in part, “In the wake of the continuous uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the position of the Federal Ministry of Education, no specific date has been fixed for the reopening.”UNIBEN staff members should continue to work from home till resumption date is received from the Federal Ministry of Education.”Staff on essential duties are to maintain all the hygiene and safety rules as stipulated by the NCDC. “