COVID-19: Kaduna Govt Approves February 22 As School Resumption Date 

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai (File Photo)

 

The Kaduna State Government has approved Monday, February, 22,  as the resumption date for students of SS2, SS1 and JS2 in Public and Private Secondary Schools.

The date which is the second phase of school resumptions in the state will also include pupils of Primary 4, 5, and 6 for Public Primary Schools and Primary 3, 2, 1 and Nursery classes for Private Primary Schools including Islamiyah Schools respectively.

In view of this, the Kaduna State Ministry of Education has directed all Principals and Head Teachers to make arrangements to receive Boarding and Day students of the above-stated classes on Monday, February 22.

In a statement signed on Friday the Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Usman Muhammad, said schools will continue to run shifts to enable them sustain the guidelines already in place and take personal responsibility for their own health by continuing to abide by the simple preventive measures already in place.

He explained that the state COVID-19 Task Force will continue monitoring all schools to ensure that a safe learning environment is maintained.

Muhammad also warned all administrators of public and private schools to continue to comply with all COVID-19 Protocols as any violation may lead to the closure of the affected school without any notice.

“School Administrators of public and private schools should continue implementing the blended learning system while the Ministry is assuring the public of continuing the e-learning program using Google classrooms, radio and television stations and other online platforms.

“The Ministry appreciates the support of all stakeholders in the education sector and calls on them not to relent in joining its various monitoring teams to ensure safe learning environment for all learners,” the statement read.

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