Coming next after the closure of schools as part of measures the government of Ghana has put in place to fight against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the country;
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pointed out that the new academic year for both freshers and continuing university students commences January 2021.
For universities who couldn’t complete their academic year online and other educational institutions of Ghana were subsequently reopened in phases for final year students as well as continuing students to complete the academic year.
In his 18th address to the nation since Ghana recorded the first two cases of the novel Coronavirus, the President said, “SHS 2 and JHS 2 students are back in school, as are some students in tertiary institutions and colleges.
“in fact, the academic year for new and continuing University students will start from January 2021.”
To him, the decision comes out of “the strategic, controlled, progressive, safe easing of restrictions…, with its overarching objective being to bring back our lives and economy to a state of normalcy.”