Ekiti Schools And Tertiary Institutions Resumption Dates Announced, Fayemi Announce's

The Governor of ekiti state, Dr kayode fayemi has given it response to the updates on the covid'19 pandemic in the nation concerning the school resumption in the state.


Last month the ekiti state government announced to the public that the final year of the senior secondary schools students should join their counter parts on August 10, 2020 to participate in the ongoing west African examination council, (WAEC's) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

He said, he is pleased to inform the public that since the children of the state started their examination on August 17 there has been no spike traceable to them or their teachers.

This fully shows the preventive measures in safeguarding our students from being infected by the covid'19 has been effective.

Also, many might have received the information that the federal government, cooperating with the states, has announced that the schools could resume as from September as the cases of covid'19 continue to decline steadily Nationwide.

However, we are encouraged to further reopen our schools in the states as from September 21, 2020.

Governor kayode fayemi announces more classes will be reopened in the states as follows;


  1. Students in SSS 2, JSS 3 and Primary 6 are to resume on the 21st of September being Monday
  2. Students in the classes of SSS 1, JSS 2 and Primary 5 and 4 are to come back to school as from September 28, 2020.
  3. While other students in JSS 1 and Primary 1-3 are to resume back to school on October 19, 2020.
  4. Kindergarten and Nursery Schools are advised to resume on November 2, 2020 when we hope assurances of the safety for their age bracket would have been founded "He said"
  5. Also The tertiary institutions in the state ain't left out, the governor of ekiti state has directed all the tertiary institutions of learning in ekiti state to reopen, maybe as from October 2, 2020 but this would be subjected to their level of readiness and compliance with the laid down protocols established.

They are to liase with the ekiti covid'19 task force for guidance on the appropriate measures to be put in place before resumption.

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