Kwara Schools To Resume October 5

  • Kwara Schools To Resume October 5
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Kwara state government have announced Monday, October 5, 2020 as resumption date for both Public and private schools in the State.

Also, Tertiary institutions are however, expected to resume on October 12, 2020.

The state Commissioner for Communications, Afolabi Oshatimehin, announced this in a statement in Ilorin, on Wednesday.

The Commissioner said “With various trainings held for teachers, on how to protect themselves and students, from COVID-19 infection, improved manpower in monitoring and case tracings, and appreciable guarantee of some protection for the children, the government hereby directs the reopening of elementary schools from October 5, 2020.

“Similarly, state owned tertiary institutions are to reopen from October 12, 2020, or as may be determined by their respective governance structures,” the statement added.

According to the commissioner, “COVID-19 is still with us. The government therefore, urges school authorities to ensure that all safety protocols are adhered to, including physical distancing, use of face masks, and constant washing of hands with soap and water, in order to flatten the curve of transmission of the virus.

“The government, similarly, wishes our students and teachers a safe stay in school, while promising to continue to do its best to keep the citizens safe at all times.”

The government warned that “Schools with scanty regards for safety protocols risk being shut.”

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