Abia State Executive Council approved and directed the reopening of primary and
secondary schools in the state from Monday September 28th for the
completion of the third term of the 2019/2020 Academic Calendar.
The council also
approved the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state as is now expected
to be announced by their respective management on the basis of the timetable and
protocols submitted to the state government.
Commissioner for Education, Kanalechi Nwangwa, said all schools would immediately
start revision classes for one week and must take advantage of the COVID-19
lectures they had received to constantly teach and remind pupils and students
that protection from the infection is a personal responsibility that no one
should neglect at any time.
him, third term examinations starts on Monday, October 5 and run till October
16, based on topics covered in first and second terms of the 2019/2020 academic
year, as well as the radio/television classroom programme studies, tagged
commissioner for Education, Kanalechi Nwangwa said all schools would
immediately resume revision classes for a week and revision classes for one
week and must bask on the COVID-19 lectures they had received to constantly
teach and remind pupils and students to protect themselves from the infection.
He also said
that the third term examinations begins on Monday, October 5th and
runs till October 16th based on topics covered in the first and
second terms curriculum of the 2019/2020 academic calendar as well as from the
television and radio tagged Radio
Classroom. After then, the students/pupils would go for a short break to
allow the teachers mark and compute the results. Students in private schools
are expected to pay only 30% of the normal third term school fees and students
in public schools, 30% of the approved levies. The academic calendar of the
2020/21 year begins on October 26th after which all students must
return to school.
schools and Kindergarten remain closed.