Ekiti State Schools Resumption Date 2019/2020

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

The Ekiti State Government has announced September 21st, 2020 the official resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the state, ending months of school closure occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tertiary institutions are expected to resume from October 2nd, 2020 subject to each institution’s Governing Council decision and strict adherence to safety protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Authorities of the tertiary institutions are to liaise with the Ekiti COVID-19 Task Force for guidance on the appropriate measures to be put in place before reopening.

Students in SSS II, JSS III and Primary 6 are to resume on September 21, 2020, while students in SSS I, JSS II and Primary 5 and 4 are to resume from September 28, 2020.

Students in JSS I and Primary 1-3 are to resume on October 19, 2020 while pupils in Kindergarten and Nursery Schools are expected to resume on November 2nd 2020, these are possible when assurances of safety for their age bracket would have been established. 

The decision to open more classes was taken because there has been no spike traceable to students in exit classes who are writing their certificate examinations, this shows that the preventive measures earlier put in place has been effective.