Schools reopens in Ogun State
Ogun State government after several meetings and carefully under studying the out come of the coronavirus challenge, has decided reopened schools, five months after they were shut down to prevent the community transmission of coronavirus pandemic.
It was by the state government of Ogun state for schools to reopen on September 21st which will serve as the first term of 2020/2021 session.
According to by Kunle Somorin, in statement releaseed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, on Monday after their meeting announced that the reopening of schools is extended to every parts of schools, from all classes in primary and secondary schools, technical and vocational colleges, and tertiary Institutions of learning.
Kunle Somorin, stated that other classes such as universities, polytechnics and colleges of education are to resume same day, September 21 without any unnecessary delay.
He further revealed that Ogun state government been conscious of what the COVID-19 guidelines entails has instructed that schools hours be staggered for public schools.
Touchaheart gathered the report that pupils in Primary one to three will be in school from hours of 8am to 11am; older ones in higher class from Primary 4 to 6 will come to school from 12 noon to 3pm.
He made known that the same format will be applied for those in secondary schools, which means that the hours are staggered in the same manner among those in junior and senior classes too
Kunle Somorin also said, technical and Vocational colleges will be operating in their normal school hours time of 8am to 2pm, there classes or lecture time is not affected in any way.
He further disclosed that Early Child Care Development and Education classes for infants from 3 to 5 years of ages will not be resuming in public schools until the next phase of schools reopening.
Not leaving out the“Tertiary institutions who he maintained that they are allowed to commence reopening from 21 September, 2020 which may be determined by their respective Management,” he concluded.