Rivers State Approves Reopening of Nursery, Primary Schools

The Rivers State Government has approved the reopening of Nursery and Primary in the State from Monday, November 23, 2020, for the reopening of Nursery and Primary.

In a statement signed by Sir Chidi Adiele on behalf of the Commissioner of Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, it confirmed that the resumption was for the first term of the 2020/2021 academic session.

The statement read: “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency Governor Nyesom Wike, CON, GSSRS, POS (Africa), Governor of Rivers State, has approved the reopening of all Public and Private Nursery and Primary Schools in the State with effect from Monday 23rd November 2020, for First Term 2020/2021 academic session, in line with the School Calendar published by the Ministry of Education in August 2020.

“By this, all Head Teachers, Proprietors and other concerned persons should take all necessary steps to ensure safe and hitch-free resumption in line with extant COVID-19 Protocols.”

Parents, guardians, and the general public have been advised to prepare their children for resumption.

In a related development, the Lagos State Government on Monday, October 19, 2020, approved the full resumption of all remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state.


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