Covid-19: Kwara State Set School Resumption Date.
The Kwara State government has announced schools in the state should resume for the second term academic session on Monday, 18th January amid the COVID-19 pandemic second wave.
This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development in the state, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, during the Education stakeholders’ meeting held at the ministry’s headquarters on Thursday.
She said the Governor of the state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq approved the date as the official beginning of the 2020/2021 second term academic session and further reminded the schools’ authorities that safety guidelines of COVID-19 should be intact in all schools in the state.
“Nobody should enter the school premises without a facemask on.
“Any school that does not comply with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Ministry of Education guidelines will face appropriate sanctions,’’ Adeosun said.
She also reaffirmed the current administration’s commitment towards flattening the curve of COVID-19 transmission in the state.