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COVID-19: Ogun begins digital classes for primary, secondary school students

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Femi Adeleke
The Ogun state government has commenced electronic visual learning classes for Primary and Secondary school students in the state.
The virtual school, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Mr. Kunle Somorin in Abeokuta on Tuesday, would commence from Tuesday, March 24 and would be on throughout the duration of the closure of schools.
The classes would be aired on the state owned Television station, OGTV.
The statement which quoted the Special Adviser to Governor Abiodun on Primary Secondary and Technical Education in the State, Mrs Ronke Soyombo is tagged, “OgunDigiClass”.
According to Soyombo, “OgunDigiClass” is an initiative of the state government in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Science and Technology is to ensure that learners are still undergoing the learning process while on the unplanned impromptu academic recess.
“OgunDigiClass would daily feature top-notch educators who would handle core topics in English and Mathematics at both Primary and Secondary Schools levels”.
She added that the visual learning will run as follows: “Public streaming on OGTV (Channel 25, 260 on DSTV, 100 on GoTV).
Soyombo disclosed that classes for Primary school pupils would start from 9.00am to 11.00am daily while Secondary school students would have their classes between 1.00pm and 2pm daily.
“Students who do not have the opportunity to be part of the televised sessions could also to visit  www.ogundigiclass.ng to watch the recorded version of the classes”.
“Additionally, students can also send questions on any subject on this platform while the teachers assist them”, Soyombo disclosed.
She urged parents and guardians to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to enable their wards benefit from this arrangement.
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