Oyo State has announced September 28 reopening date for public and private higher institutions in the state.
The new development follows an earlier directive on reopening of primary and secondary schools slated for Monday September 21.
The directive was contained in a statement by Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology Olasunkanmi Olaleye on Tuesday.
According to the new directive, schools in the state will operate morning and afternoon shifting for pupils and students of primary and secondary schools.
While discouraging sharing of objects and items by student when the school resumes, a revised guidelines for resumption also approves the usage of libraries, examination halls and laboratories as classroom as the schools will only operate for three- hour pending another review.
The statement reads in parts: “The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engineer ‘Seyi Makinde has approved the resumption dates for public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state.
“The resumption date for 2020/2021 academic session for public and private primary and secondary schools as announced by the State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology will commence on Monday, 21st September, 2020.