Imo schools to resume Oct 5

The Government of Imo State has given approval for the resumption of schools on Monday October 5, 2020.

The resumption is however subject to the adherence to the recommendations by the Committee responsible for ensuring that COVID-19 safety protocols headed by the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prof. Placid Njoku.

The decision to reopen the schools was reached at the State Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday September 30, 2020 presided over by Governor Hope Uzodimma.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, said that the Council gave approval for the Imo State School system to be fully automated and digitalized to capture pupils and students enrollment; teachers, pupils and students personal data; payment of school fees; examination details and other relevant information concerning schools in Imo.

The reason for automation, the Commissioner emphasized, was to make it easy for government, parents, teachers, students, pupils and the public to access information on schools as well as data of anyone who passed through such schools.

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