Private and non-private colleges in Kwara State are to renew educational actions on Monday, October 5, 2020.
An announcement by the state Commissioner for Communications, Afolabi Oshatimehin, introduced in Ilorin, on Wednesday.
Tertiary establishments are nevertheless, anticipated to renew on October 12, 2020.
The Commissioner mentioned “With varied trainings held for lecturers, on how one can shield themselves and college students, from COVID-19 an infection, improved manpower in monitoring and case tracings, and considerable assure of some safety for the kids, the federal government hereby directs the reopening of elementary colleges from October 5, 2020.
“Equally, state owned tertiary establishments are to reopen from October 12, 2020, or as could also be decided by their respective governance buildings,” the assertion added.
In keeping with the commissioner, “COVID-19 continues to be with us. The federal government subsequently, urges faculty authorities to make sure that all security protocols are adhered to, together with bodily distancing, use of face masks, and fixed washing of arms with cleaning soap and water, as a way to flatten the curve of transmission of the virus.
“The federal government, equally, needs our college students and lecturers a secure keep in class, whereas promising to proceed to do its finest to maintain the residents secure always.”
The federal government warned that “Faculties with scanty regards for security protocols threat being shut.”
DAILY POST studies that Kwara State Authorities shut colleges since March 23, 2020, following the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.