Latest: Akufo-Addo reopens schools for only JHS, SHS & University final year students


The President of the Fourth Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has in his tenth televised nation’s address announced for the reopening of schools for Junior high school, senior high school, and university final year students.

This he said is to allow all final year students in the country prepare for their various postponed examinations.

President Akufo-Addo said his decision to reopen schools for final year students in Ghana follows a successful conclusion of consultations with relevant stakeholders and the teacher unions

According to President Akufo-Addo schools will officially resume on June 15, 2020, for Senior high school (SHS) form 3 students with a minimum attendance of 25 pupils per class, adding that form 2 gold track students are also reported to school on June 22, 2020.

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He furthered that Junior high school (JHS) form 3 students will reopen school on June 29 2020 with a minimum attendance of at least 30 pupils.

For the part of Universities, the President said only final year students are to resume school with a half class size population.

President Akufo-Addo also assured that a reusable face mask will be provided to students and teachers who are due to reopen schools on the said dates.