Akwa Ibom Announces Dates For Schools Reopening

Akwa Ibom Government has announced dates for reopening of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state.

Briefing journalists after Akwa Ibom State Executive Council meeting on Friday, September 18, 2020.

The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comr. Ini Ememobong, said primary schools would be reopened on September 21, 2020.

Ememobong said “Primary schools are to commence processes for the resumption of schools for primary six pupils only, on 21st September,2020, to prepare them for the common entrance (exit examinations). Additionally, the State Government will make face masks available to all primary six pupils only at resumption.

“Public Secondary Schools to reopen on the 28th of September,2020. While, private secondary schools are to commence their processes for resumption on 21st September,2020, provided they comply with the COVID-19 protocol and review same with parents.

“The Akwa Ibom State University will commence the processes of resumption on 21st September, 2020.

“College of Education, Afaha Nsit, is for reopening processes on 21st September,2020

“Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua will resume on October 5, 2020,” he stated.

The meeting was presided by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

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