COVID-19: Ekiti reopens schools Sept 21

The Government of Ekiti State has slated September 21 as the resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the state.

The Governor of Ekiti State, Fayemi, disclosed this while delivering a state-wide broadcast on Sunday evening, during which he instructed tertiary institutions in the state to reopened to “students from October 2, subject to each institution’s Governing Council decision and strict adherence to safety protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19” Punch Reports.

The Governor said, “Students in SSS II, JSS III, and Primary 6 are to resume on September 21, while students in SSS I, JSS II and Primary 5 and 4 are to resume from September 28.

“Students in JSS I and Primary 1-3 are to resume on October 19, while pupils in Kindergarten and Nursery Schools are expected to resume on November 2, when more assurances of safety for their age bracket would have been established.”

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