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Ogun govt announces date for schools resumption amid COVID-19 resurgence

OGUN, Nigeria –  The State Government has said schools will resume on Monday, January 18, 2021 in the state.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi A. Arigbabu, on Friday.

Arigbabu said the “resumption date for all Primary, Secondary schools and Government Science and Technical Colleges in the state is Monday 18th January 2021.”

With the emergence of the second wave of COVID-19, the Commissioner urged parents/guardians, teachers, school administrators and other stakeholders to comply fully with all COVID-19 protocols.

All teachers, students and non-academic staff are enjoined to wear face masks at all times, while also maintaining physical distance.

Government has ordered that there must be use of infrared thermometers for temperature check in schools.

Arigbabu also called for the use of handwashing facilities with soap and water; use of hand sanitiser; provision of isolation room among others.

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