Schools in Ekiti will resume July 20, says Governor Fayemi


By Emmanuel Olorunsola

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said that schools in the state will start resumption from July 20, even as he assured the people of the state of safety.

In a statewide broadcast following the safe reopening policy of the Federal Government, the governor stated that there will be resumption of school and random community testing to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Fayemi said, “Our random community testing is starting with Ikere Ekiti Council on July 1, 2020 and moving from council to council.

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“Efforts are now on top gear to ensure our children return to school from July 20, 2020 as recommended by the interface between the Ministry of Education and all stakeholders in the education sector.”

Fayemi stated that the resumption of schools would be in phases starting with pupils in graduating classes (SS3, JSS3 and Primary six) to prepare for their examinations.

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He added, “Other classes will be gradually absorbed as schools meet all the requirements to accommodate them safely and responsibly.”