The resumption date for schools in Kwara State Public and private schools including Tertiary Institutions in the state has been announced.
This was made known by Afolabi Oshatimehin, the state Commissioner for Communications on Wednesday.
Resumption Date For Schools In Kwara State
All public and private schools in Kwara State will resend on Monday, October 5, 2020 for the students to continue their academic activities.
Resumption Date For Tertiary Institutions In Kwara State
All Tertiary Institutions in Kwara State are to resume on October 12, 2020 as directed by the state government. State owned tertiary institutions are to reopen from October 12, 2020, or as may be determined by their respective governance structures.
According to the commissioner “Schools with scanty regards for safety protocols risk being shut.”
The commissioner statement reads:
“With various trainings held for teachers, on how to protect themselves and students, from COVID-19 infection, improved manpower in monitoring and case tracings, and appreciable guarantee of some protection for the children, the government hereby directs the reopening of elementary schools from October 5, 2020.
“COVID-19 is still with us. The government therefore, urges school authorities to ensure that all safety protocols are adhered to, including physical distancing, use of face masks, and constant washing of hands with soap and water, in order to flatten the curve of transmission of the virus.
The Government promises to keep all the citizens safe and wishes the students and teachers a safe stay in school.