The Edo State Government has said that schools in the state would resume for the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday, September 6, 2021.
A statement endorsed by the Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Education, Mrs Stella-Maris Imasuen, urged parents and guardians to ensure that all relevant learning materials were provided for their children and wards.
“It is hereby announced for the information of the general public especially School Heads/Principals and Proprietors of Private Schools, that Schools in Edo State will resume for academic activities on Monday 6th of September, 2021 for the first term of the 2021/2022 academic session”, the statement read.
The Permanent Secretary directed all school Heads/Principals and Proprietors to collect the School Calendar for 2021/2022 academic session from the Office of the Chief Inspector of Education in their respective Local Government Areas.
“For safe school environment, School Heads/Proprietors are to ensure strict compliance with the COVID-19 protocols, which include compulsory use of face mask, use of infrared thermometer, regular hand washing and use of hand sanitizers,” she added.