14 August 2020 By Remi Johnson
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has advised principals of Government Secondary Schools in the Territory to comply with Covid-19 safety guidelines to safeguard exit class students.
Chairman, FCT Ministerial Enforcement Taskforce on Covid-19 Restrictions,Comrade Ikharo Attah gave the advise during an inspection of some schools in Kubwa, Dutsen Alhaji and Gwarinpa
On a visit to some public and private schools, Mr Attah expressed dissatisfaction with the low level of compliance.
At the Junior Secondary School, Kubwa both teachers and students were seen without facemasks.
At the Government Girls College, Dutsen Alhaji the vice principal, Mr Yusuf Barde who conducted the taskforce members round the school said they encouraged the students to maintain high level of compliance to safety protocols. “This is a female boarding school and we don’t want to put the lives of the students at risk”.
Addressing journalists at the end of the tour, Attah who said the compliance level was encouraging in some of the schools, however warned that, “Principals and management team of public schools must ensure full compliance with the guidelines.
While private schools in the area adhered strictly to the preventive health protocols, some few government schools are yet to comply fully.
The team which also inspected classrooms, clinics and isolation centres at the Baptist High School Kubwa, expressed satisfaction with what was on ground.