By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara
The Kwara State government has announced that the 10 schools affected in the recent Hijab debate resume Monday 12th April 2021 for the third term academic session.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development (MOEHCD), Mrs. Mary Kemi Adeosun made this disclosure in a statement on Sunday.
“This is to inform parents/guardians and teachers that the 2020/2021 Third Term Academic Session for the 10 schools affected in the recent hijab debate starts on Monday, 12th April 2021”.
“This is part of the government’s efforts to bring the students in these schools up to speed in whatever they may have missed when their schools were shut. This is especially necessary for students preparing for external examinations,” the statement said.
She said the resumption date for other schools not affected by the brief closure of schools is Monday 26th,April, 2021, as had earlier been communicated.
She urged all the teachers and staff of the affected schools to resume duty and commence classes immediately.
“The Monitoring and Inspection team of the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development will be going round to ascertain compliance,” the statement added.