2021 School Resumption: Akwa Ibom State resumes January 4, 2020. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong, stated this on Thursday.

Mr. Ememobong made this known to newsmen in Uyo, speaking after the State Executive Council meeting.

2021 School Resumption According to COVID-19 Guidelines

Accordinng to him, the government has directed the Commissioner of Education to ensure that all schools adhere to the COVID-19 preventive guidelines.

He said that water facility would be provided for schools which have a student population of above 1,000.

Mr. Ememobong further noted that the construction of fence around all schools in Uyo metropolis would immediately commence to help protect infrastructure in such schools.

“Council further directed that water facility be immediately provided for schools with student population of above 1,000.

“Council decided that in view of the existing resumption plan, the resumption date for schools will remain 4th January, 2020 in order not to disrupt the academic calendar.

“The Council directed the Commissioner for Education to ensure that all COVID-19 preventive guidelines are adhered to by all the schools.

“Council also received a report from the ad hoc committee on Schools resumption, headed by Honourable Commissioner, Youths and Sports and directed that the construction of fence be immediately commenced in all schools in Uyo metropolis, to help with security of infrastructure in schools,”

Mr Ini Ememobong, Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy

The government also directed the Commissioners of Health; and Information and Strategy to design a robust Risk Communication and Community Engagement strategy that would keep citizens informed of the damaging effects of the COVID-19 and the preventive measures.

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