The Oyo State will be among the first states in the federation to reopen schools following the relaxation of the curfew imposed on the state in the wake of ravaging corona virus pandemic.
The decision to reopen schools was made public after a meeting presided by its Governor Seyi Makinde.
Makinde’s spokesman, Taiwo Adisa, announced the decisions reached in a statement Monday night.
They included the resumption of classes for Primary Six, JSS3 and SS3 students from Monday, June 29.
Also approved was the resumption of work by all categories of workers at the state secretariat from June 22.
The government has permitted the opening of mosques and churches to operate at 25 percent capacity.
All worshippers are to compulsorily wear face masks, while the situation will be reviewed within the first two weeks.
Furthermore, public gatherings have been limited to 25 persons curfew reduced to 10 pm to 4 am.