In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, September, 2020

Benue Govt Reveals Date For Resumption Of All Main, Secondary And Universities In The State

Benue Govt Reveals Date For Resumption Of All Primary, Secondary And Universities In The State

Samuel Ortom

Samuel Ortom


All faculties in Benue state will reopen on Monday, September 21, 2020, in line with the Benue state authorities.


Commissioner for Training, Professor Dennis Ityavyar introduced this on Wednesday at Authorities Home Makurdi whereas briefing journalists.


He mentioned each private and non-private main, secondary and tertiary establishments are to abide by the directive.


He defined that the resumption is for first time period of 2020 and 2021 tutorial session, stressing that third time period for different classes of pupils and college students besides JSS three and SSS three had been cancelled together with cost of faculty charges.


“Let me emphasize on the difficulty of faculty charges so there isn’t a confusion as a result of if third time period is cancelled, college charges for the time period can also be cancelled. However within the case of JSS three and SSS three, mother and father are anticipated to pay their third time period charges. Nevertheless, those that haven’t finished third time period, they don’t have to pay charges and this is applicable to non-public and public faculties,” Prof Ityavyar clarified.


In response to the Training Commissioner, it was the collective choice of stakeholders within the schooling sector within the state that every one tertiary establishments be fumigated and COVID-19 protocols strictly noticed.


He said that oldsters are to supply facemasks and hand sanitizers whereas college authorities present hand washing services and monitor compliance with social distancing by way of sitting association.

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Professor Ityavyar said that faculties with excessive inhabitants must function morning and afternoon periods to keep away from congestion, stressing that strict monitoring could be carried out to make sure compliance.


The Training Commissioner who acknowledged the compliance of Benue folks with COVID-19 protocols mentioned first time period would finish on 18th December, 2020 whereas second time period of 2020 and 2021 would begin on seventh January 2021 and finish on March the identical 12 months.


Professor Ityavyar, in one other improvement, urged Benue folks with requisite to use for the Nationwide Lecturers Scheme below the Common Fundamental Training Board, UBEC, including that individuals might contact SUBEB for particulars.


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