The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has approved the resumption of public and private primary and secondary schools in the State for 2nd Term 2020/2021 academic session on Monday, 1st February, 2021.
Consequently, parents and guardians were advised to ensure their children and wards are properly kitted daily with facemasks in line with COVID-19 safety protocols.
This was announced by Idongesit Etiebet, the state’s Commissioner for Education on Friday.
She noted that parents were to provide their children and wards with all the necessary textbooks and writing materials.
The statement added that, “School authorities are charged to ensure provision Of hand-washing facilities including running water, hand sanitizers and thermometers while ensuring that students, pupils and teachers comply with physical distancing within the school premises.
“Students or teachers who feel sick are advised not to come to school, but seek medical help.
“Government will not tolerate lateness on the part of the students or teachers just as students caught loitering during school hours will be punished.
“Government reminds the school community that the State’s Education Monitoring team are committed to ensuring that these directive are not flouted.
“School authorities are advised to ensure teachers complete their scheduled curriculum for the term in compliance with the State Government’s directive.”
The second term will be concluded on April 1 2021.
The Akwa Ibom State Government encouraged students to be serious with their academics in order to make their parents and the State proud.For information on Press Releases, Photos, Promotional Events and Adverts, Please Call or Send a Text to 09052129258, 08124662170 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org