The management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has postponed its 24th convocation ceremony indefinitely as the State Government placed a ban on public gatherings.
The ceremony was earlier scheduled to hold to hold between 20th-27th of March, 2020.
In a statement signed by the University’s Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya, LASU expressed regrets over every inconvenience the postponement might cause the graduating students, awardees.
“The postponement is as a result of the prevailing health threats occasioned by coronavirus pandemic and the resolution of the Federal and State Government to discourage the gathering of people in public places at this point.
“The Management regrets every inconvenience this postponement might cause to all our graduating students, awardees, family, friends and other stakeholders of the University.
“Further information on the 24th Convocation Ceremonies will be made available in due course,” the statement read.
Lagos State Government on Thursday announced four new cases of the virus in the state.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Wednesday ordered the closure of schools and also placed a ban on religious gatherings of more than 50 worshipers.