The Ogun state government ordered all state high school teachers to resume on Monday, August 3, prior to the West African High School Exam (WASSCE) scheduled for August 17.
The Governor’s Special Adviser on Elementary and Secondary Education, Ms. Ronke Soyombo, issued this directive in Abeokuta on Friday.
Soyombo quoted Governor Dapo Abiodun saying that the goal was to allow teachers to work with their principals in preparation for the resumption of students on August 4.
Abiodun said the directive was for teachers in public and private schools that would allow them to assist in the distribution of materials provided by the state government for the tests.
He said that all school administrators must strictly follow all guidelines stipulated by the government for the resumption of students.
He called on all stakeholders to cooperate with the state government to ensure a safe return to schools.
“The Ogun State Government wishes to inform the general public that all students at Upper Three High School, both in public and private schools, will resume school on August 4 in preparation for intensive revision classes prior to their WASSCE .
“The review exercise is being implemented to cover the academic gaps and failures of students who were unable to follow virtual classes labeled Ogundigiclass implemented by the state government while at home.
“Interested students should resume their individual schools on Tuesday, August 4,” he said.
POSTCARD DAILY reminds that this comes after the Federal Government has approved the reopening of secondary schools throughout the country.