University of Medical Sciences, Ondo allegedly bans Xmas break, releases conditions for maternity and paternity leave
The University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State has allegedly banned Christmas break, adding that female staff must apply for their maternity leave six months before they give birth.
According to sources, this was contained in a circular issued on July 28, 2023 which was signed by the Principal Assistant Registrar, HR, Sunday V. Oluwadare for the Registrar.
The Circular states that any staff applying for maternity and paternity leave must present a marriage certificate or any other evidence of marriage. The circular also stated that the University Management took the new position at its 136th Statutory Meeting held on June 26, 2023.
“There would be no more Christmas break or 10 days deduction from the annual leave, as the academic session would run throughout the year. Staff members must ensure to utilise their leave during the academic break/leave year.