The Edo State Government has said schools across the state will on Monday, May 10, 2021, resume academic activities for 3rd term.
In a statement, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Stella-Maris Imasuen said all schools in Oredo, Egor and Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Areas(LGAs) that were previously operating morning and afternoon sessions are to revert to the normal school time of 8:00am and 2:00pm.
She said, “It is hereby announced for the information of the general public especially Heads/principals and proprietors of private schools that Schools in Edo State will resume for the academic activities for the third term on Monday 10th May, 2021.”
According to her, “Heads of schools are to ensure strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols, which include compulsory use of face mask and regular hand washing amongst others as non-pharmaceutical equipment have earlier been distributed to all schools.”
“Edo State Government has also directed that as frontline workers, all teachers are to be compulsorily vaccinated against COVID-19 as staff of Ministry of Health will be on ground to administer the vaccines to teachers in their schools from Monday 10th May, 2021,” she added.