The Kogi State Government has announced that schools at all levels in the state. School at different levels will fully resuming September 14th, 2020.
This announcement was made by the State’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones, FCIB, at a press briefing on Tuesday in Lokoja.
It was gathered that the decision was made after series of interactions with the relevant stakeholders and assessment of both private and public schools in the state to ascertain their level of preparedness and safety for reopening of schools from COVID-19 break.
The commissioner however, advised and encouraged all heads of every school to ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 protocols which had been clearly set out by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
He assured the general public, parents, guardians, schools heads that the state is very particular about the health and safety of students in Kogi State and will ensure that students are kept in good condition as far as COVID-19 pandemic and indeed other diseases or health issues are concerned.
He, therefore, encouraged everybody to play their roles to ensure personal hygiene reiterating that personal hygiene remained the personal responsibility of everybody.