The Ondo Authorities on Wednesday stated it had not directed or permitted the re-opening of public or non-public major and tertiary establishments within the state.
This clarification was contained in an announcement by Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, Chairman, Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19.
Fatusi stated that solely secondary faculties had been permitted to open for Senior Secondary 3 (SS3), and Junior Secondary College 3 (JSS3) courses.
He additionally stated that the directive was in keeping with its goal of strengthening public security, defending the lives of residents and additional mitigating the unfold of COVID-19.
In accordance with him, all faculty authorities, each private and non-private, are enjoined to conform absolutely with the federal government’s directive and to not reopen faculties till the state authorities expressly permits such.
“The state authorities can also be very eager to see college students return to courses, however in a secure, serene and secured atmosphere.
“We received’t tolerate any unlawful act of reopening faculties opposite to the federal government’s directive,” he stated.
Fatusi, who pleaded for the understanding and cooperation of all stakeholders, inspired dad and mom to make sure that their youngsters and wards proceed to remain at dwelling till the federal government directed in any other case.