Posted by News Express | 1 January 2021 | 622 times
By PAMELA EBOH, Awka
Anambra State Government has announced January 18, 2020 as a new date for the resumption of the second half-First term of the 2020/2021 academic session.
The Commissioner for Education, Prof Kate Omenugha, said in a statement released in Awka on Thursday that the change in date from January 11 was as a result of a directive of the State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano.
The statement reads: “The Ministry wishes to reiterate that the earlier directives on guidelines for the resumption of schools subsist and must be followed strictly.
“Consequently, all schools are once again directed to observe all the COVID-19 prevention protocols as stipulated in the guidelines.
“Note that no child or teacher is to be allowed into the school compound without the face mask, while schools Infirmarians are requested to rise to their responsibilities of ensuring regular temperature check of all entrants into the school compound, among others.
“All should be guided accordingly. Please help the Education family and Anambra State Government to keep the second wave of coronavirus away from our schools.
“For the avoidance of doubt, schools are advised to refer to the earlier circulated guidelines for the resumption of schools.”
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