COVID-19: Adamawa govt announces reopening of schools

The Adamawa State Government has fixed Monday October 12th for the reopening of Public and Private Schools across the State.

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who issued the directive, regretted the long closure of schools due to the crisis of COVID-19 Pandemic alongside other sectors of the economy.

Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, Press Secretary who issued the statement quoted Fintiri saying, “I am pleased to announce Monday October 12th as the date for resumption of academic activities from the Basic to Tertiary levels having wasted so much time. As a Government we will not leave any stone unturned towards ensuring enforcement of the COVID-19 Protocols”.

Meanwhile, government has directed the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development to meet with stakeholders in the sector to discuss modalities for the reopening.

School managers in the state are directed to strictly observe the COVID-19 Protocols and provide the necessary requirements needed for the safety of Students.

“Schools must ensure Washing of Hands at entry points, use of Facemask and Hand Sanitizers as well as Social Distancing and proper Hygiene as any Institution or school found wanting risk closure and sanctioning”.

Government also urged parents to take interest in the Health of their Children and Wards by assisting schools and providing the basic requirements needed for their Children in the fight against the Pandemic.


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