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Coronavirus: Go For Medical Examination, Unilorin Orders Foreign Students


By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has instructed its returning international students to go for medical examination.

The Director, Centre for International Education (CIE) of Unilorin, Prof. Felicia Olasheinde-Williams gave the directive in a letter addressed to the international students.

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In a letter available to Western Post on Sunday in Ilorin, she stated that the directive was necessary to prevent the spread of Coronavirus on the campus.

Olasheinde-Williams said all returning international students must proceed to the University Clinic for medical examination, so as to deter the spread of the virus within and outside the campus.

According to her, “Note that this medical test is an important requirement for maintaining your studentship with the University.

“As such, you are enjoined to adhere strictly to the directive immediately on your arrival.”

Covid-19 is an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus that was first detected in China and has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including the United States.

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