COVID-19: Osun schools to resume Sept 21

Osun State Government has announced September 21 as the resumption date for schools in the state.

The Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, disclosed this after the State Executive Council meeting on Monday.

Egbemode also said stakeholders in the educational sector are expected to continue to put in place necessary protocols towards the reopening of schools according to the guidelines set by the Federal Ministry of Education.

According to her, all schools in the state are set to resume in phases with effect from September 21 for an abridged third term of the 2019/2020 academic session.

The statement read in part, “Having conducted an assessment of schools within the State to ascertain the level of preparations for reopening, the government has scheduled schools to resume from the COVID-19 break on September 21st for an abridged third term of the 2019/2020 academic session, which is expected to end on October 30, 2020.

“To make up for lost grounds caused by the COVID-19 induced lockdown, a new academic session (2020/2021 session) is scheduled to commence on November 9, 2020.

“Because of the Yuletide, schools will be expected to take a brief break from December 24, 2020, to resume on January 4, 2021, for the concluding part of the first term of the new session which is scheduled to end January 22, 2021.”

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