Bayelsa State Government has closed down all Public Primary, Secondary and Private Schools in the state including academic activities due to flood.
The closure takes effect and from Monday 3rd, October to Friday 11th, November 2022.
A statement by the Director, Planning, Research and Statistics in the State Ministry of Education, Agala Damini, said 18 schools across Kolokuma/Opokuma, Nembe, Ogbia and Yenagoa Local Government Areas are expected to wait until Monday 10th, October 2022 before embarking on the flood break.
He further explained that the delay is due to a proposed visit by officials from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Abuja and Ministry of Education personnel for a data validation exercise in the said schools.
Damini, appealed to Head Teachers of the affected schools to comply and provide the required documents and data to enable the officials complete their assignments in record time before the flood begins to affect their locations.
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