Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led government directed all public and private primary and secondary schools in Delta state to restart on January 18, 2021.
This comes after the state government had directed schools in the state to resume on 11 January.
The developments were revealed in a statement released by the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah, and shared by the State Government on official Twitter on Friday.
The Commissioner called on parents in the state to ensure their children are prepared for the resumption date as they will immediately face tests on January 20, 2021.
Infosive had earlier reported that Nigerian universities have been warned not to violate the full cycle of their semester academic system as schools reopen after many months of closure due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The directives were contained in a statement which copy was made available to newsmen by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The directives were issued as the academic commission directed vice-chancellors of universities to resume academic activities on January 18. The development is in accordance with the directive of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19