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Osun Govt Announces Resumption Date For Schools



Governor Gboyega Oyetola-led government has directed schools in Osun State to resume on Monday, January 18, for the continuation of the first term, 2020/2021 Academic Session.

The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Coordinating Director, Ministry of Education on Tuesday, Kehinde Olaniyan.

The statement also directed teachers to resume on Monday, January 11, to prepare for the reopening of schools.

The statement read in part, “This is to inform the General Public particularly parents, guardians, school heads and proprietors of public and private schools that in line with the Federal Government advise on school resumption which is embraced by most states of the federation, the Hon Commissioner for Education, has directed public and private schools (Primary and Secondary) in Osun State to resume schooling for the continuation of 1st term of 2020/2021 academic session on Monday 18th January 2021.”

“Teachers are to resume on Monday 11th January 2021 in preparation for pupils/students resumption on the 18th January 2021.”

“Consequently the School Calendar has been adjusted by two weeks as a result of the change in resumption date, therefore, schools will now go on the 1st term vacation on 5th March 2021 as against 19th February 2021.”

In a related development, the University of Ilorin senate has approved January 11 for the resumption of academic activities in the university.

The Director of Corporate Affairs at the institution, Kunle Akogun, noted that the decision was reached at the 285th emergency meeting of the senate held virtually via Zoom on Thursday.

Source: Naija News