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Schools Reopening In Ogun State As It Concerns Boarding Students, Orders Secondary School Teachers To Resume August 3

ABEOKUTA – The Secondary School Teachers in Ogun State have been ordered to be at their duty posts on Monday, August 3, 2020 to work with their Principals in preparing for students resumption on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l magazine & by Mrs Ronke Soyombo, SA on Primary and Secondary Education, Ogun State, explained that resumption of Teachers ahead of students would enable them assist in the distribution of materials provided by the State Government for the WASSCE Examinations sceduled to commece in August 17th, 2020.
According to the release, all the guide lines stipulated by the Government for the resumption of students are to be followed strictly by all School administrators.

The release also enjoined all Stakeholders to cooperate with Government towards ensuring safe return to schools.

In another development, as part of the frantic efforts of Ogun State Government to ensure a safe learning academic atmosphere for both learners and teachers of all our public and private schools particularly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and as instructed by NCDC, all Principals of schools (private and public ) in Ogun State are hereby instructed to inform and update all SS3 learners on the following instructions;

1 That ALL the returning boarding students are to stay in the school hostels only

2 That parents are hereby advised that private hostels are exempted from accommodating students during this period to ensure strict compliance with NCDC directives .

3 That the Ogun State Ministry of Health has made provision for a *COVID-19 and MALARIA TEST for all SS3 BOARDING students in Ogun State* as part of the conditions for the re-opening of schools in the under listed Public Health Care facilities between Friday 31st July and Monday 3rd August, 2020

*(a) Abeokuta : The 250 MTR, Okemosan, Abeokuta (A white edifice opposite the State Secretariat)*

*(b) Ado-Odo Ota : Ogun State General Hospital, Ota*

*,(c) Sagamu : Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu*

4 That part of the strong condition of admittance to school for boarding students is the *COVID-19 CERTIFICATE showing NEGATIVE*
To this end, the statement said, “all Principals are therefore directed to immediately disseminate the above important information to all SS3 learners in the State and to ensure that the above instructions are strictly adhered to as sanctions will be meted out to any defaulting school.”

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