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Ondo cancels summer lessons over Ebola outbreak

01 September 2014, 10:21

Ondo -  The Ondo State Government has cancelled all summer school lessons going on in different parts of the state over Ebola fears.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Education, Steve Awosika, in Akure.

The statement advised parents, school principals, head teachers and proprietors of private schools to comply with the directive.

It explained said that the directive was in compliance with that of the Federal Ministry of Education.

Also read: Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

The statement noted that pupils of public, private primary as well as secondary schools are to resume for the new academic session on October 13.

The statement said that a meeting with stakeholders in the education sector in the state would hold on September 2.

The federal government on Tuesday postponed the resumption date of primary and secondary schools across the country to curtail the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.



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