Kogi state orders schools to resume despite covid19
Kogi state orders schools to resume despite covid19 as the government ordered all Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary institutions in Kogi state to reopen on September 14, 2020
This was made known by the State Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Mr Wemi Jones earlier today
He revealed that the State Government arrived at decision after series of interaction with the relevant stakeholders and assessment of both private and public schools in the state to ascertain their level of preparedness and safety for reopening of schools from COVID-19 break.
Recall that His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello, had directed the closure of all schools from primary to tertiary institutions in the state from March 23, 2020 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“Subsequently, upon the directive of the Federal Ministry of Education, exit classes were opened for Primary 6, JSS3 and SS3 in Kogi
”Therefore, upon further review having had several meetings with relevant stakeholders, His Excellency has directed that all schools in Kogi State should fully reopen, he said.
The commissioner stressed that the state government’s decision to reopen all classes was upon the success story from the resumed exit classes earlier last month
‘We have not recorded any negative report as far as COVID-19 pandemic is concerned. Hence, His Excellency dimmed it fit for every school to open for full academic activities”, he said.
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