The Minister of Technical and Higher Education makes Covid-19 Inspection visit to University of Sierra Leone.
The Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Prof. Aiah A. Gbakima has made a Covid-19 inspection visit to two of the three constituent colleges of USL- Fourah Bay College and the Institute of Public Adminstration and Management in order to ascertain their preparedness for the commencement of the face-to-face lectures for students.
The visit is geared toward ensuring that structures have been instituted by the University Administration in order to protect the health of its staff and students amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking during the visit, Prof. Gbakima expressed his satisfaction on the structures instituted by the colleges stating that they are important in preventing the transmission of the disease among students and staff within the learning environment. ‘’We should continue to be rigid in implementing our measures, as a single reported infection case of Covid-19 within our colleges may lead to their closure’’ he added.
Meeting With the Administration
He also informed the University Administration that he has written a letter to the Phamarcy Board of Sierra Leone Central Medical Store requesting for assistance in providing Anti-Covid items that will be distributed among colleges .
The University Administration commended the Minister for his curtsy visit describing it as timely . The Administration also assured the Minister of their relentess and endless efforts in ensuring that Students and Staff are provided a safe and healthy learning environment.