25 September 2020 by Chris Nyamtu.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved October 5 for resumption of private and public primary and secondary schools in the State for the third term academic session.
The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Fatu Sabo stated this while speaking with Radio Nigeria in Lafia.
Hajiya Fatu Sabo said the decision to re-open the schools was reached following satisfactory preparations and series of consultations at different levels with stakeholders on the need to put all Covid 19 protocols in place to make the schools safe for academic activities.
She stated that the State Government had procured more Covid 19 safety items such as hand sanitizers, infrared thermometers, detergents and face masks among others for distribution to all the schools.
The Commissioner also pointed out that heads of schools have been directed to enforce mandatory wearing of face masks for staff and students, personal hygiene such as hand washing and application of hand sanitizers as well as maintaining social distance to check further spread of Covid 19.