Abia Schools To Reopen September 28

Abia Schools To Reopen September 28

By Anita Sunday | Society Reporter on September 25, 2020
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Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor
Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor

Schools in Abia state will reopen on September 28 to complete thrid term of the 2019/2020 session, the state government has directed.

The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu made the announcement on Friday, September 25, 2020 after the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.

Okiyi-Kalu disclosed that schools are expected to conduct a one-week revision class to prepare pupils for the promotion examination which will hold from October 5 to October 16.

Okiyi-Kalu said the examination will be used to assess the children, in addition to their first and second term work as well as the radio/television classroom programme. Teachers will also be given one week to prepare the third term results, while the first term of 2020/21 session will commence on October 26 and end on December 23.

The commissioner who disclosed that the Ministry of Education will publish other guidelines, including the COVID-19 protocols and approved fees to be charged by private schools, added that the resumption dates for tertiary institutions will be announced based on the time-table and protocols submitted to the state government.

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