University of Benin (UNIBEN)

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has commenced mass production of liquid soap and hand sanitizers.

Dr Benedicta Ehanire, Public Relations Officer of UNIBEN disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Benin.

“Following the increase of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Benin has commenced mass production of liquid soap and hand sanitizers.

“The initiative is part of proactive measures by the management, led by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof Lilian Salami to check coronavirus pandemic.


“The management has also purchased more infrared thermometers to be deployed at all gates into the university, to be operated by security personnel who have been trained for the crucial assignment”, she said.

She advised the general public to maintain a high level of hygiene, observe the stay at home directive by the government and social distancing.