Mr Makinde gave this order on Tuesday, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Olasukanmi Olaleye.
The statement said the governor had approved September 28 as the resumption date for tertiary institutions in the state.
This is despite warnings by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) and Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COASU) that the institutions are not yet safe from COVID-19.
Mr Makinde also approved the new academic calendar for primary and secondary schools in the state.
“The resumption date for 2020/2021 academic Session for Public / Private Primary and Secondary Schools as announced by the State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology will commence on Monday, 21st September, 2020.”
The revised Guidelines for Primary and Secondary Schools now include the followings:
“Schools will now operates morning and afternoon shifting for pupils and students of primary and secondary schools as stated follows: Primary 1-3 8.00 am – 11.00 am,…