Ogun State Fixes Date For Reopening Of Schools

Ogun State Government has fixed September 21, 2020, as the date for the reopening of all schools in the state.

The announcement was made via its official Twitter handle on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin.

Ogun State Government has announced Monday, 21 September, 2020 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session in addition to the earlier resumption of students in SS3 who are currently writing the West African School Certificate Examination.

“However, as part of the efforts to meet the COVID-19 guidelines for school operations, the schools hours are staggered as follows for public schools. Primary 1 to primary 3 – ​​​​8.00am to 11.00am • Primary 4 to Primary 6​​​​12.00noon to 3.00pm, JSS 1 to JSS3: 8.00am to 11.00am; SS1 to SS3: 12.00noon to 3.00pm. Technical and Vocational will operate their normal school hours of 8:00am to 2:00pm,” Somorin said.

He added that children within the age of 3-5 will not be resuming in public schools until the next phase of schools’ reopening.

Early Child Care Development and Education classes i.e 3-5 years of age will not be resuming in public schools until the next phase of schools’ reopening.

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