Ebonyi Commissioner for Education in the state, Onyebuchi Chima has revealed that primary, secondary and tertiary institutions are set to resume October 5th, 2020.
Onyebuchi Chima stated this after the state Executive Council Meeting on Thursday. 17th September, 2020
He however noted that nursery/creche will not be reopening this year and there will be staggering of classes in line with Covid-19 protocols in place in the state
“The Honorable Commissioner for Education in a memo presented in Exco today for reopening of all school: primary, secondary and tertiary, the Exco approved 5th October 2020”
“There will be staggering of classes in two sessions (morning 8am- 12pm and Afternoon 12:15 – 4.15pm) in order to maintain social distancing”, he said.
Schools in the state were shut down in March following the outbreak of the Coronavirus in the country.
But, exit classes in secondary schools resumed in August to write SSCE exams.
The commissioner promised to give details of modalities for the reopening of in the coming days.