NOUN postpones 19th matriculation ceremony

The University Management has announced the suspension of the 2020 matriculation ceremony for its new students over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The decision, according to a memo dated March 18, 2020 and signed by the director of academic registry, Temitayo Olowola, on behalf of the university’s registrar, followed the federal government’s directive as a way of containing and preventing the spread of the virus.
“Management at its meeting held today, 18th March, 2020 has decided that the 19th Matriculation Ceremony be postponed indefinitely.
“This decision is in line with the Federal Government initiatives to avoid or prevent the threat of health dangers associated with COVID-19 pandemic.
“With this development, Study Centre Directors are to inform all intending matriculating students of this postponement and to put on hold all activities lined up for the Matriculation Ceremony,” the memo said.
It, however, expressed the management regrets over the possible inconveniences the postponement caused to all stakeholders.