SCHOOLS RESUMPTION: FG Releases Full Guidelines
Ahead of 18 January, 2021 Schools reopening, The Federal Government has listed important guidelines for educational institutions across the country to comply with, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.
Ben Bem Goong, Director of Press in the Federal Ministry of Education, In a statement issued on Thursday, Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu, announced the ban of large gatherings such as assemblies and visiting days.
The minister also warned students that, there is nothing like overcrowding either in classrooms or hostels are barred, while social distancing must be strictly monitor.
The minister also instructed all the schools authorities to ensure mandatory wearing of face masks by all students, teachers and workers at all levels, as well ensure temperature checks.
School management also to make available functional health clinics with facilities for isolation, ensure constant supply of water and hand sanitisers, face masks and transportation of suspected cases to medical facilities.
On 12 January, 2021 during press release: he said proposed resumption date by the Federal Ministry of Education has embraced a far reaching evaluation of the circumstance.
Adamu had before on Thursday insisted that schools will resume on 18 January after the Federal Government consulted relevant authorities in the institution sector.
Adamu had during the press release of the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus on Monday said January 18 reopening date was not holy, implying that the date might be checked on.
However, talking on Thursday, the Honourable minister said many relevant shareholders in education sector demanded that schools ought to return on the booked resumption date.
Naija News House gathered that almost all the schools are ready to resume on 18 January, 2021 after many months of strike and Coronavirus lockdown. Though we discovered that many Schools are not yet ready to resume on 18 January, 2021, meanwhile many schools are already issue out exams time table