BY NSAN NDOMA-NEJI, CALABAR
Following his determination to ensure that operators of schools in Cross River State adhere strictly to the school calendar designed by the state ministry of Education, the Cross River State government has called on students and operators of Public and private schools to resume back to school from January 8, 2024 after the long holidays of yelutide season.
Commissioner for Education Senator Stephen Odey, made the call on Wenesday, in Càlabar while speaking on the need to get schools resumed adding that the resumption date scheduled earlier for January 8, 2023 still holds water.
A statement issued by the state Ministry of Education dated January 2, 2024 sighted by our correspondent asked operators of both private and public schools to resume school activities on January 8,2024.
The Ministry of Education letter with Reference number: MOE/SEC/544/Nol.1/20, signed for the Ministry of Education by director of schools, Mrs.Amos Okama Ubi, asked all schools operating in the state to adhere strictly to the January 8 date earlier announced as resumption date for second term 2024/2025 academic session.
The Education Ministry letter reads “I have the directive of the Commissioner session for Education, Senator Stephen Odey Ph.D to remind you that the resumption date for all private and public secondary and primary schools in the State remains the 8th of January, 2024.
“This is to reiterate the earlier directives on the uniformity in the Academic Calendar which must be strictly adhered to. Please be guided.”