Ondo Set to Reopen Schools, gives Conditions and guidelines
Ondo set to reopen schools, give condition and guidelines following the closure of schools on March 20, 2020 in Ondo State due to the COVID-19 pandemic
With the pandemic still on rampage, the State government released guidelines, as well conditions for the reopening of schools across the State.
The guidelines were announced by the state’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology during a meeting with the executives of All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools, ANCOPSS, held at Fiwasaye Girls’ Grammar School, Akure.
The guidelines was the sensitization meeting with principals of public secondary schools across the state which would be followed with private schools and the Parent Teachers Association (PTA).
The Commissioner, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Mr. Akin Asaniyan stated that the guidelines were to ensure students’ safety as government prepares to bring those in graduating classes back to school.
He maintained that assemblies, sporting activities, as well as other events that could negate social distancing would be suspended.
According to him, under the new arrangements, schools will resume at 8am and close by 2pm from Mondays to Fridays and the class sitting arrangement will also be scattered in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
Ondo set to reopen schools, along with the conditions and guidelines
The principals were also urged to adhere to the principles of social distancing, proper ventilation in the classrooms, as well as constant washing of hands, proper waste management, among others.