Gov Obaseki approves the resumption of Primary, Secondary Schools in Edo State
Governor Godwin Obaseki, has approved the resumption of primary and secondary schools for the 2020/2021 academic session across Edo state.
This was revealed in statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Hon. (Barr.) Jimoh Ijegbai, in Benin City.
He pointed out that the approved the resumption of Primary and Secondary Schools in Edo State for the 2020/21 academic session is slated for Monday September 28th, 2020.
He said in order to observe the social/physical distancing safety protocol in the classrooms, secondary schools are to operate according to the following schedule: JSS 1-3 between 8am -11am, while SSS 1-3 will be between 12pm-3pm.
Hon Ijegbai said parents and guardians are expected to provide face masks for their children and wards in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), adding that School Heads and Proprietors are to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocol guidelines and collect copies of the 2020/21 academic calendar from the office of the Chief Inspectors of Education in the 18 Local Government Areas.
He added that sale of forms for examination into the six model schools is still on, while the entrance examination has been moved from September 26th to October 3rd 2020.