Public and private schools in Rivers State will reopen their normal academic activities on Monday 4 january, 2021
This is according to the statement from the ministry of education permanent secretary, Sir Chidi Adiele Sign
It is different from the 18th January 2021, the date the federal government gave to schools to reopen across the country
The statement said with the approval of Governor Nyesom Wike, bayelsa will stick to the school calendar they publish on August 2020, and ask all schools to maintain all Covid-19 protocols, including wearing if facemask, use of hand sanitizers and staggered classes of morning and afternoon session to avoid overcrowding as they resume.
Meanwhile, all primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa will reopen on Monday 11 January, 2020
According to statement from the commissioner for Educatinn, Gentle Emelah, boarding students will resume on Sunday 10 january, 2021 and schools must strictly obey all Covid-19 protocols