Lockdown: Enugu begins educational radio programme for students


Enugu State has joined the list of states in Nigeria that have introduced educational radio programmes for students as the lockdown to curtail the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues.

The government said it did so in order to help students in their academics during the lockdown period.

This radio programme would be run in collaboration with Radio Nigeria Enugu daily for the benefit of students in primary and secondary schools in the state.

Details of it are contained in a statement made available to EduCeleb.com by the Executive Chairman, Enugu State Post Primary School Management Board (PPSMB), Nestor Ezeme.

According to Mr Ezeme, the programmes would commence on Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 for students in secondary schools. These would run Monday to Friday weekly between 5pm and 6pm each day.

However, the primary school classes would begin on Tuesday, 21st April and last till Tuesday 5th, May 2020 between 11am to noon daily.

It is also available on social media platforms as “Enugu Radio School”.

Parents were advised to use the “golden opportunity” to ensure that their children and wards learn during COVID-19 lockdown imposed by the government.

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With this development, Enugu joins Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, Kaduna, Ondo and a few other states who had equally introduced radio and television programmes for the benefit of students during the period.

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