Reopening of Schools in January 2021 May Not Be Possible in Ghana – NCCE hints

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has in its study observed that the re-opening of schools in January 2021 would be impossible as earlier communicated by the Ministry of Education vis a vis the President’s address on reopening of schools for the next academic year.

NCCE Director for Ahafo Region Mr. Eric Adu made this count in a press conference held at Bomaa in the Tano North Municipality where he sighted that if the Cases of Covid-19 continues to surge students will be forced to stay home and do studies Online.

He however indicated that government is not happy with the fate of school Children staying in the house for several months without any proper regular schooling activities.

 The Commission addressing residents of Bomaa appealed to the public to adhere to the COVID-19 health safety protocols to bottom down the spread of Novel Coronavirus.

In his statement he said “The promise and assurance of the government to re-open schools in January cannot be fulfilled if the positive cases continue to surge”,”

This came during a COVID-19 education forum at Bomaa a town in Tano North Municipality of the Ahafo Region in Ghana.

As of December 15 2020, the Number of infection rate was 27 adding to the total number of infection rate to 52,987 Cases in the Country.

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