COVID-19: Guidelines For Schools Reopening

Admin 28-Jul-2020 Coronavirus, State_Government

The Osun State Government on Monday released guidelines for the partial reopening of schools to students in exit classes.

Following the agreement reached between the Federal Ministry of Education, commissioners for education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, the Proprietors of Private Schools and Chief Executives of examination bodies.

In a statement by the Osun state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode said it was agreed that teachers should resume on Tuesday, August 4, while students would resume on Thursday, August 6

She said “a total of 188 schools consisting 13,177 students, will reopen under this arrangement.

“Parents are expected to provide face masks/nose covers for their children or wards, while principals and proprietors of schools are expected to ensure a tidy environment with desks arranged at least two meters apart. This social distancing shall be ensured by class wardens.”

However, only the exit classes are to reopen according to a statement on Monday by the federal ministry of education on its Twitter handle. 

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