Sunday, March 7, 2021

Schools yesterday re-opened in Ondo State for the 2020/2021 academic session



Resumption had earlier been slated for 4th of this month but was postponed by the federal government till January 18, 2021 owing to the second wave of covid-19 and the reported surge.

To this end, the Ondo state government renewed its directive to school authorities to ensure total compliance to Covid-19 protocol.

Orange FM’s OLUMIDE ADELUWOYE reports that as early as 7 in the morning, students were seen going to school with enthusiasm to commence studies.

Some of the schools visited include Ejioba High School Oba Ile, Fiwasaye Girls Grammar School, Caring heart mega Primary School, Corporate School Oda Road, Akure and Premier Royale International School IJAPO among others.

The principal of Accord Academy, Orita Obele, Mr Adeoye Ayodeji and his counterpart at Muslim High School, Shagari Alhaji Yakub Shafe-Ogbera said all hands are on deck to make sure the students are well tutored to prepare them for the next 11 weeks.

Others school administrators said they would be thorough in their teaching modules to cover the syllabus.

Some students interviewed expressed excitement over the resumption .

Hopes are high that the current academic year would not be distrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and other factors.