The Government of Osun has directed that all schools (Private and Public) should proceed on Christmas and New year break tomorrow 18th of December, 2020.
In a statement issued to the media and signed by the Coordinating Director, Ministry of Education, C.K. Olaniyan, stated that “the Government of Osun places a high premium on the general safety of the citizens & students in particular, hence this proactive preventive measure.”
“Resumption date will be communicated as soon as it’s safe to resume in the New Year. The Ministry of Education wishes all stakeholders in the education sector a merry Christmas and a safe New Year.”
Recall that some states like Kano, Zamfara and Jigawa have shut down schools due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 and the spate of insecurity in some parts of the country.