Covid-19: Ghana varsities remain shut until January 2021


Universities in Ghana will remain closed to normal school activities until January 2021, President Akufo-Addo has announced.

Delivering a national address on Sunday, October 18, 2020, the President said the academic year will begin for new and continuing students next year.

“SHS 2 and JHS 2 students are back in school, as are some students in tertiary institutions and colleges. Indeed, the academic year for new and continuing University students will commence from January 2021,” Mr. Akufo-Addo stated.

Schools had been closed since March 15, 2020, as part of the government’s measures to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Educational institutions were subsequently reopened in phases for final year students to complete their academic as well as continuing students to complete the academic year.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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