Edo State Government has announced that secondary schools in three local government areas of the state are to run two shifts.
The State Government explained that this is to ensure strict adherence to the state’s guidelines to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Stella-Maris Imasuen made this known in a statement.
She noted that the directive was in line with the earlier announcement by the Edo State Government on the resumption of schools on Monday, February 1, 2021.
The local governments affected by the directive include Oredo, Ikpoba Okha, and Egor LGAs, which she stated are students’ densely populated areas.
Imasuen disclosed that for the three LGAs, Junior Secondary School students are to resume 8am in the morning, while Senior Secondary School students will resume by 12:30pm.