Oyo State Shifts School Resumption Dates

Oyo State Government has modified the resumption of colleges earlier slated for June 29.

Accordingly, to the brand new association, solely academics are to renew on June 29th and terminal college students will resume every week later.

The authorities had earlier directed all terminal courses, together with Primary Six, Junior Secondary School Three (JSS3), and Senior Secondary School Three (SSS3) to renew on June 29, forward of preparations for his or her numerous exams.


Top authorities sources hinted that the change in plans grew to become crucial in view of the newest professional report, which indicated the non-readiness of colleges by way of assembly the varied authorities protocols.


An announcement issued by Governor Seyi Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirmed that the Commissioner for Education, Mr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye and specialists from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) had been going across the colleges to find out compliance with the COVID-19 prevention protocols put in place by the faculties.


The authorities stated on Tuesday it has spent N2.779 billion within the ongoing combat towards the novel coronavirus.

It stated the N378 million money raised from prepared donors, together with people and company donors, continues to be intact within the devoted accounts.

It, nevertheless, stated the expenditures thus far have been from the state coffers.

The authorities gave the replace by means of the State Commissioner of Finance, Mr. Akinola Ojo whereas addressing reporters on the Governor’s Office, Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan.

According to Ojo, N900 million was spent on palliatives and seedlings for affected farmers and about N370milion was spent on the Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo.


Additionally, the commissioner, who was flanked by Adisa, stated N453 million has been spent on safety and securing the state borders towards COVID-19, N156 million to be paid to well being employees, together with volunteers and medical and well being employees as allowances.

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