*gives revised guidelines for Pry, Secondary schools
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Oyo State Government on Tuesday announced September 28 as the resumption date for tertiary institutions in the state.
The state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Olasukanmi Olaleye made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan
According to Barrister Olaleye in the statement, the state government has also approved revised schedule of resumption for all primary and secondary schools in the state.
The Commissioner gave the revised “guidelines for Primary and Secondary Schools resumption as : *Primary 1-3 8.00 am – 11.00 am
*Primary4 – 6 12 noon – 3.00 pm
*JSSS 1 -3 8.00 am – 11.00 am
*SSS 1- 3 12 noon – 3.00 am
Barrister Olaleye added, ” It becomes mandatory for all Schools, Public and Private to constitute COVID-19 Task force to be headed by Heads of Schools with Two members of Staff
He stressed that “School Heads are advised to make temporary use of spaces like Laboratories, Libraries and examination hall as classroom where it is necessary in order to observe social distancing”.
The statement noted that “Pupils / Students should be attached to Chairs and Tables as well as discouraging sharing of items.”
On the resumption of tertiary institutions in Oyo state, the Commissioner stated that the governor has also approved the re-opening of State owned Tertiary institutions and Private Institutions for regular academic activities to commence from Monday 28th September, 2020
“Academic Boards and Senate of institutions are expected to fixed their date and comply strictly with COVID- 19 guidelines for the reopenings of schools”.