Osogbo - The Osun Government has fixed Oct. 6 as the resumption date for public and private schools.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Governor, Titi Laoye-Tomo in Osogbo on Thursday.
Laoye-Tomori is also the state Commissioner for Education.
The statement said that Governor Rauf Aregbesola had directed all public and private schools to reopen for the 2014/2015 academic session on October 6.
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"This will enable principals and teachers to receive adequate training to prevent Ebola epidemic in schools and in the state in general,’’ the deputy-governor said.
The statement called on school managers to ensure daily practical demonstration of hand washing by the pupils, students and teachers.
It stated that Osun remained free of the dreaded virus.