Post Covid-19: Rivers State Schools Resumption Date Announced
The Rivers State Executive Council has approved Monday 5th October 2020 as the date for reopening of all schools in the State.
Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku made the disclosure to newsmen after an emergency SEC meeting at the Government House, Port Harcourt.
According to him, “The SEC approved the reopening of all Secondary Schools, Vocational schools and Tertiary Schools.
“For the avoidance of doubt, the council based on medical advice, did not approve the reopening of Primary Schools in the state which would await a new date in the future.
“Furthermore, the Executive council approved the setting up of a 7-man Taskforce to monitor compliance of the COVID-19 protocol in all the schools.”
Earlier, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim re-emphasized that bars and clubs remained closed in the State.
Nsirim added that businesses, including Cinemas, Parks and Restaurants should remain operational between 6am-9pm daily.