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COVID-19: FG Begins Assessment of Schools For Reopening

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The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has begun a nationwide meeting to review laid down guidelines and protocols for the reopenings of schools.

This was made known by the State Minister for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.

Speaking during a meeting of the North West School Protocols Guidelines Stakeholders’, the minister disclosed that he was in Kano to assess the readiness of the schools vis-a-vis the full maintenance of COVID-19 protocols before going ahead to actualize the dreams of full reopening.

He commended the Kano State Government for its laudable initiatives in promoting education, which he described as worthy of emulation by other States.

Speaking earlier, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje praised the progress recorded and measures taken by the Buhari administration in reopening of schools in the country.

Ganduje represented by his Deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna thanked Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba for paying him a visit at his office.

He said the State Government is committed to prioritizing the education sector in view of its importance, adding that as part of compliance with the COVID-19 protocols for ensuring of safety and protection of the teaching staff and the students, fumigation exercise has been conducted, with PPE’s provided to the schools across the State.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.