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BREAKING: Osun reopens schools September 21



Osun State Government on Monday said September 21 , 2020 , has been set for the reopening of schools in the state .
The government disclosed this in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation , Mrs Funke Egbemode , at the end of this week ’ s State Executive Council meeting .
Egbemode also said stakeholders were expected to continue to put protocols in place towards the reopening of schools according to the guidelines set by the Federal Ministry of Education .
According to her, all schools in the state are set to resume in phases with effect from September 21 for an abridged third term of the 2019 / 2020 academic session .
The statement read in part : “ Having conducted an assessment of schools within the State to ascertain the level of preparations for reopening, the government has scheduled schools to resume from the COVID – 19 break on September 21 st for an abridged third term of the 2019 / 2020 academic session , which is expected to end on October 30 , 2020 .To make up for lost grounds caused by the COVID -19 induced lockdown , a new academic session ( 2020 / 2021 session ) is scheduled to commence on November 9 , 2020 .
“ Because of the Yuletide , schools will be expected to take a brief recess from December 24 , 2020 , to resume on January 4 , 2021 , for the concluding part of the first term of the new session which is scheduled to end January 22 , 2021 . ”

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