Primary and secondary schools in Edo have been asked to resume for the 2020/2021 academic session. This directive is coming from the Governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki.
According to a statement by the state’s Education Commissioner, Jimoh Ijegbai, the students are to observe physical distancing and safety protocols in the classrooms.
The schedule for the operation of the schools is as follows: JSS 1-3, between 8 a.m -11 a.m, while SSS 1-3 will be between 12 p.m to 3 p.m.
Parents and guardians have been urged to provide face masks for their children and wards to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
“School heads and proprietors are to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocol guidelines and collect copies of the 2020/’21 academic calendar from the office of the Chief Inspectors of Education in the 18 local government areas”. he said.
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