On Monday 7th of September 2020, in a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Kunle Somorin, the Ogun state government announced the resumption date for schools in the state.
Resumption Date For Schools In Ogun State
The Ogun state government fixed Monday, September 21, 2020, as the resumption date.
Meanwhile the announcement of the resumption date for schools is backed with few other things to ensure a safe reopening, the state government announce closing hours for primary and secondary schools.
Primary one to primary three pupils will resume for three hours between 8.00 am and 11.00 am, primary four to primary six pupils will resume at 12.00 noon and close at 3.00 pm.
The government made it clear that the categories of children within the range if agree three to five (early child care development and education classes) in public schools in the state will not resume until the next phase of schools’ reopening.
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While speaking Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Kunle Somorin said: “This second phase of the reopening of schools is extended to all classes in primary and secondary schools, Technical and Vocational Colleges, and Tertiary Institutions, technical and vocational will operate their normal school hours of 8.00 am to 2.00 pm, early child care development and education classes, three to five years of age will not be resuming in public schools until the next phase of schools’ reopening.”
We should also note that there have been an earlier resumption of students in SSS three, who are currently sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
He also urged the private schools to take heed to the necessary measures for a safe reopening of schools.
“Private schools are also expected to take necessary measures to meet the COVID-19 protocols for physical distancing, among other requirements.
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