Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has established Covid-19 Protocol Enforcement Marshals as part of measures to ensure total enforcement and compliance to check the spread of the disease in the institution.
The University said the establishment of the enforcement marshals is a surveillance mechanism to ensure compliance to preventive measures.
Also, the university management vowed to sanctioned anyone caught violating the compliance order.
A statement signed, Monday, by the Secretary, Information & Publication Division, Lamara Garba on behalf of the Registrar said already, the management has provided enough motorized handwashing machines and hand sanitisers at strategic locations within the academic, administrative and hostel areas for use.
“No student will be allowed into a lecture hall or any other place within the University without wearing a face mask covering his nose and mouth, lecturers are required to wear their face-mask too, and ensure all students in their classes do the same,’’ the statement added.
“Staff, students and visitors are required while in the University premises to wear a facemask and remain with it at all the times. Also, members of the University community and visitors must strictly observe physical distancing as much as possible in academic area and hostels or any other places.’’
According to the statement, wearing of face-mask must be done fully not halfway, the face-mask must cover nose and mouth, it must not be hanged on one ear, or put under the chin.
‘’In order to reduce or eliminate the spread of the virus, members of the University community are advised to reduce handshake, keep a social distance of 2 metres, and wash our hands regularly.”