After several months of school closure, stakeholders in the education sector in Oyo State have expressed their readiness to comply with the directives on resumption to school.
On Sunday, in a tweet, the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, reiterated that today (Monday) students in terminal classes of primary and secondary schools will return to school.
Olaleye said the government had made arrangements possible to guarantee the safety of the learners.
While reacting to the allegation, the Proprietor, Josabig Schools Community, Ibadan, Pastor Olaoluwa Adewale, said prior to resumption, there were meetings between private primary and secondary school owners, adding training on COVID-19 security measures under the supervision of the State Ministry of Education.
He said, “We have been told to ensure that students come to school with face masks, while the schools should ensure adherence to physical distance; the availability of running water; and, among others, the guage of infrared temperature.”
A relative, Mrs Banke Abifarin, said that if all precautionary steps were taken, the resumption will be fine
Also, Nike Adedayo, a pupil of Senior Secondary School 3, said, “Some of my classmates are excited about the resumption.”