The Ogun State Government has announced Monday, September 21, 2020, for the reopening of schools in the state.
The government, nevertheless, leaned the resumption and closing hours for primary and secondary schools.
It explained this on Monday in a statement handed out by Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Kunle Somorin.
This second phase of the reopening of schools is broadened to all classes in primary and secondary schools, Technical and Vocational Colleges, and Tertiary Institutions, the statement added.
The statement also announced while the primary one to primary three pupils will continue for three hours between 8.00 am and 11.00 am, primary four to primary six pupils will resume at 12.00 noon and close at 3.00 pm.
The staggered resumption, according to the government, was in improvement to the earlier resumption of students in SSS three, who are presently taking the West African School Certificate Examination.
Private schools are also required to take necessary measures to meet the COVID-19 protocols for physical distancing, among other requirements.
“Tertiary institutions are authorized to commence reopening from September 21, 2020, as may be determined by their respective Management.
Nonetheless, the primary six students desirous of placement into the State-owned Boarding Schools will sit for the Common Entrance Examination on Saturday, 12 September 2020.
“The JSS three students who have now been promoted to SS one will write their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in October 2020.”