- Schools in Ondo will resume academic activities on Monday, October 2
- This order was given on Thursday, October 29, by the state government
- The reopening of public and private schools is coming on the heels of the return of peace in the state after the EndSARS protests
- The order is contained in a statement released by the Ondo state commissioner for education, Femi Agagu
Following the return of peace that was disrupted during the EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums, public and privates schools have been reopened in Ondo.
The directive which was issued by the Ondo state government on Thursday, October 29, state that all school can no resume academic activities beginning from Monday, November 2, Nigerian Tribune reports
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the commissioner for education in the state, Femi Agagu.
Meanwhile, Lagos state government had ordered the reopening of all private and public schools from Monday, November 2.
Folasade Adefisayo, the commissioner for education made the announcement in a statement on Thursday, October 29. Adefisayo in the statement said boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, November 1.
The statement reads in part:
“We pray and hope that there will be no more disruptions in the academic calendar. However, the State Government will always regard the safety of pupils/students, parents and all staff as a matter of priority.”
The commissioner also advised pupils/students to take their studies more seriously to recover the lost period.
The state government had directed all pupils and students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests.
The state commissioner for education who issued the directive, said the safety of the pupils/students, parents, and all staff working in schools was paramount “at this critical period.”
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