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As schools in Ogun State resumed for the Second Term 2020/2021 academic session, it has been observed that Public Primary Schools in State were not left out of the compliance to the covid-19 Protocols to stop the further spread of the deadly disease.
The compliance was made possible by the provision of covid-19 basic materials by the State Government to Public Primary Schools across the State.
The Executive Chairman, Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi while monitoring schools’ resumption has expressed satisfaction at the availability of handwashing buckets, hand sanitizers, Infrared thermometer, sickbay as well as learners and teachers having their face masks on and Physical distancing were observed at the schools visited on the first day of resumption.
While responding to questions from the Press Crew, the Executive Chairman intimated that one of the purposes of the monitoring was to check the level of compliance to Covid-19 protocols, in order to stop the spread and preparedness of both the teachers and learners in the new academic session.
Dr. Majekodunmi overwhelmed at the level of compliance and preparedness observed at Baptist Primary School, Bode Ijaye and Owu African Church Primary School, Ita Iyalode both in Abeokuta. He then charged other schools Managers to emulate the schools.
In her responses, the Headteacher of Baptist Primary School, Bode Ijaye, Mrs. Ogunkola Adefunke Deborah appreciated the Board for the provision of necessary facilities to guide against Covid -19 pandemic. She then stated further that her school observed total compliance to covid-19 protocols as laid down by the Government, in order to safeguard the learners and teachers in the School.
Some of the schools monitored were; First Baptist Primary School, Bode Ijaye, St. Peter’s Anglican Primary school, Ake, Itesi Methodist Primary school, Adatan in Abeokuta South Local Government. Holy Trinity Primary School I and II, Owu African Church Primary School, Ita Iyalode in Abeokuta North. Others include Odeda Local Government School I and II in Odeda and St. Paul’s Demonstration School I, Onikolobo in Obafemi Owode Local Government.
On the monitoring team were; Permanent Member III, Hon. Olufemi Ilori-Oduntan, Board Secretary, Mr. Wasiu Olalekan Kuye, Directors, Education Officers and Information Officers.