By DAPO FALADE
The Oyo State government has declared that the 2020/2021 Academic Session for primary and secondary schools will commence in the state next Monday, 21 September, 2020.
This was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye, announcing the academic calendar for school resumption in the state.
Recalled that the new calendar was approved on July 21 at a meeting of the State Executive Council to guide resumption of schools and other associated educational activities in the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected educational activities around the world.
The Commissioner for Education, in the statement, said the first term of the new academic calendar will run between September 21 and December 18, 2020, adding that the second term is expected to run from January 11 to April 9, 2021, while the third term will run between May 3 and July 30, 2021.
“The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology enjoins all stakeholders and members of the public to take note of the details of the academic calendar,” the commissioner stated.