Abia State Schools Resumption Date 2019/2020 [UPDATED]

Abia State Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools First (1st), Second [2nd], Third (3rd) Term Resumption Date for 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Latest Update: The Abia State Government has ordered all tertiary institutions in the state resume for their academic activities with effect from Monday, October 26, 2020.


The Abia Government has announced Monday 28th September, 2020 the official resumption date for primary and secondary schools for the completion of third term academic activities for 2019/2020 academic session.


The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, made this known in a statement he issued in Umuahia on the outcome of the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting.


Okiyi-Kalu stated that the schools were expected to conduct a one-week revision classes to prepare the pupils and students for the promotion examination.


According to him, the state government directed that the examination should hold from October 5 to October 16.


He further stated that the examination would be used to assess the children, in addition to their first and second term work as well as the radio/television classroom programme.


He stated that teachers would be given one week to prepare the third term results, while the first term of 2020/21 session would commence on October 26 and end on December 23.


Okiyi-Kalu also stated that the Ministry of Education would publish other guidelines, including the COVID-19 protocols and approved fees to be charged by private schools.


He stated that the resumption dates for tertiary institutions would be announced by the schools’ authorities based on the time-table and protocols submitted to the state government.