June 12, 2024

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Osun reopens schools Sept 21, releases operational guidelines

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The Osun State Government on Monday said
September 21 , 2020 had been tentatively set for the
reopening of schools in the state .
The government disclosed this in a statement by the
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation ,
Mrs Funke Egbemode , at the end of the State Executive
Council meeting .

Egbemode also said stakeholders were expected to
continue to put protocols in place towards the
reopening of schools according to the guidelines set by
the Federal Ministry of Education.
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 21 st 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 recess 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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