3rd Term: Edo Announces Resumption Date for Schools

*Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki
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The Edo State Government has approved Monday, May 10, 2021, as the resumption date for schools across the state, for the third term academic activities.

In a statement, Permanent Secretary of, Ministry of Education, Mrs Stella-Maris Imasuen, said all schools in Oredo, Egor and Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Areas that were previously operating morning and afternoon sessions are to revert to the normal school time of 8:00 am and 2:00 pm.

The government advised heads of schools “to ensure strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols, which include compulsory use of face mask and regular hand washing amongst others as non-pharmaceutical equipment have earlier been distributed to all schools.”

The state government also directed that as frontline workers, all teachers are to be compulsorily vaccinated against COVID-19 “as staff of Ministry of Health will be on the ground to administer the vaccines to teachers in their schools from Monday 10th May 2021.”

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