Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has only approved the safe reopening of the state schools for graduating class students.
The development was announce in a statement released on Tuesday at Port Harcourt by the state’s Education Commissioner, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku. questions
Ebeku has said that from Wednesday, August 5, 2020, private and public schools will return to lessons.
“Following satisfactory preparation for the re-opening of schools in Rivers State, the State Governor His Excellency Governor Nyesom Wike, has approved the re-opening of schools in the state for the purpose of allowing candidates in exit classes to revise with their teachers and write their exit examinations.”
“Therefor, all concerned teachers and candidates in both private, public schools are hereby directed to return to school with effect from Wednesday, August 5, 2020.”
“All responsible officers should please ensure the observance of extant COVID-19 Protocols in their schools,” the statement read.