Oyo Releases Guidelines for Schools’ Resumption

Oyo State authorities has introduced measures which are in place to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 in colleges, insisting that every pupil should come to school sporting every face-mask.

This is coming as pupils in major and secondary colleges are getting ready to renew on Monday.

Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology Olasunkanmi Olaleye, whereas responding to questions from reporters in his workplace in Ibadan, stated numerous coaching have been given to the school heads, principals and academics on easy methods to monitor and report any signal of sickness that confirmed signs of Covid-19 to the authority.


Olaleye stated the state has arrange Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) within the capital and at zonal ranges and in addition to appointed Incident Managers for every school, who will report any emergency on to the EOCs via particular communication strains.

He added that every class would have a warder, whose obligation is to narrate with the Incident Managers on his or her observations.


Among the measures put in place is the obligatory hand-washing factors on the school entrances and on the entrance of every classroom in addition to an alcohol-based sanitiser for using college students and academics.

“Throughout final week, what we’ve been doing was to coach school heads and academics of private and non-private colleges, getting ready them for this process of taking agency management of stopping the unfold of Covid-19 in our colleges as we resume.

“Each school has been mandated to strictly implement social distancing and observe different protocols towards Covid-19 amongst academics and college students as laid down by NCDC.

“Students are to come back to school with their facemasks and comply with directions on the rules from the administration, these are crucial. The authorities can not lock down eternally and training is a facet of life that shouldn’t be allowed to endure backwardness.

“I can boldly inform you that with these measures in place, the youngsters are extra safer with us in school than even many properties; think about conditions whereby college students are requested to go to non-public classes that supplied no security measure. Many comply with their dad and mom to markets and workplaces the place the potential of contracting the virus is excessive. So, they’re moderately higher stored at school than dwelling,” he noticed.

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