According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Rivers state government has reportedly directed all public and private nursery, primary and secondary schools in the state to resume the 2020/2021 academic session by January 4.
This was made known in a press statement released by the Rivers state Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Education, Mr Chidi Adiele.
The statement read, “The Rivers Education Ministry wishes to announce that, with the approval of Gov. Nyesom Wike, the school calendar published in August 2020 stands.
“Accordingly, both public and private schools in the state are hereby reminded that schools will resume on January 4, 2021 for normal academic activities.
“Schools are to maintain all COVID-19 protocols, including the wearing of face masks, use of hand sanitiser, and staggered classes.
“The classes are expected to be staggered morning and afternoon sessions in order to avoid overcrowding.”