Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State had on May 21st ordered the closure of all schools in the state, due to the Coronavirus that is ravaging the world.
Makinde, however, ordered the schools to reopen and directed that primary six pupils, JSS3 and SSS 3 students resume academic activities today.
Some schools in Ibadan were observed to have hand washing buckets and sanitizers at the entrance of each school.
Students were also seated in such a way that there was enough distance among the students.
It was observed in some of the schools visited which included Bishop Phillips Academy at Iwo Road, Community High School, Omi Adio in Ido Local Government Area among others that the handwashing buckets and sanitizers were kept in strategic places in the schools.
The Commissioner for Education Science and Technology Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye while speaking on the resumption, assured the parents, guidance and all stakeholders of the children’s safety stressing that the state government has taken necessary steps to guide the children.
He appealed to the parents and all involved to provide Nose masks daily for their wards when coming to school.