Kano state government has disclosed that schools in the state are to reopen on Monday, January 18, 2021, amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aliyu Yusuf, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Kano State Ministry of Education, made this known in a statement on Sunday released on behalf of the state Commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru.
According to the statement, parents and guardians should disregard rumors of extension of resumption dates, adding that the state government has no intentions of doing that.
Sanusi-Kiru maintained that all boarding students were to resume on January 17 while Day students are to resume today, January 18.
The commissioner appealed to parents to comply with the directives in compliance with the academic calendar already released by the ministry.
The statement read in parts: “Clearing the air to that effect, the Commissioner, Malam Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, has reaffirmed the earlier directives issued by the ministry that all Boarding schools students in the state should resume on Sunday, January 17, 2021.
“While day students are expected to resume school on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Most of the boarding school students have already returned to their respective schools by now.”