Anambra State Ministry of Basic Education has said that only SS3
Students in approved Public, Private and Mission schools are to resume
in the State.
According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Basic
Education, Professor Kate Omenugha, boarders are to return on Tuesday fourth August 2020, while classes will resume for boarders and day students on Wednesday fifth August 2020.
The statement however directs that schools that have not complied with
the COVID-19 protocols and are yet to fill the schools’ readiness for
resumption form, are to delay reopening until they do so from third to
seventh August 2020.
It said that the names of schools that are up to date are to be seen
on the Ministry’s website www.anambrabasiceducation.com while the list will be updated daily as the safety of the children must be protected.
The statement further requested schools to start immediately to
prepare students for the upcoming WAEC examination that comes up from seventeenth August, 2020 while students in schools that take only
NABTEB examination are to resume on seventh September 2020, as NABTED examinations start from twenty-first September, 2020.
It advised students’ boarders, who are able to go to school from home
to do so while students, who are in the boarding school need to fill
the re-entry clearance forms to enable state government track their
The statement directed that all schools should have only one point of
entrance into the school for proper monitoring and health checks while
all students’ temperature must be checked with infrared thermometer on a daily basis before they are allowed entry into the school.
It said that the COVID-19 Task Force of schools must work together to
ensure that all COVID-19 protocols are observed by the students,
adding that no student shall be allowed into the school without
properly putting on a face mask.