In its efforts to ensure that students continue learning despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Ogun State Government has ordered schools resumption in the state with three hours learning daily.
In a statement to affirm the resolution, the state government requested the schools to resume on September 21 being the beginning of 2020/2021 academic session.
The development would be the second phase of school resumption in the state after the resumption of students in SS3 who are currently writing the West African School Certificate Examination.
The state governor, Dapo Abiodun, in the statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, the second phase of the reopening of schools is extended to all classes in primary and secondary schools, Technical and Vocational Colleges, and Tertiary Institutions.
He said that Primary 1 to primary 3 will be in the school between 8.00am and 11.00am, Primary 4 to Primary 6 will learn from 12.00noon to 3.00pm.
JSS 1 to JSS3 will also be in school 8.00am and 11.00am, while SS1 to SS3 will learn be in school from 12.00noon to 3.00pm.
Technical and Vocational will operate their normal school hours of 8.00am to 2.00pm.
Early Child Care Development and Education classes i.e 3-5 years of age will not be resuming in public schools until the next phase of schools’ reopening.
The Private schools in the state are also expected to take necessary measures to meet the COVID-19 protocols for physical distancing, among other requirements.
Tertiary institutions are allowed to commence reopening from 21 September, 2020 as determined by their respective Management.