Ekiti to reopen schools, worship centres


Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has approved the resumption of schools in the state from July 20.

He however clarified only graduating students will resume then.

Fayemi, who made this disclosure in a statewide broadcast in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday evening, said worship centres, including churches and mosques are to reopen for safe activities on July 17.

He added the state has taken a N2.5 billion Life Insurance cover of N2m each for 500 frontline medical personnel involved in the COVID-19 assignment as part of efforts to boost their morale.

The governor said the reopening of schools was meant to allow students in graduating classes to resume preparation for examinations.

“However, this might be in phases starting with students in terminal classes SS3, JSS3 and Primary 6 to prepare for their examinations . Other classes will be gradually absorbed as schools meet all requirements to accommodate them safely and responsibly.

“A certificate of Readiness showing that a school has adhered…



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