Kaduna Announces Second Phase School Resumption Date

Kaduna State government has approved Monday 22nd of February, 2021 as the second phase resumption date for SS2, SS1 and JS2 in public and private secondary schools.

Also, the government has approved reopening of all classes in the public primary and nursery schools as primary 3, 2, 1 and nursery classes for private primary schools including Islamiyah classes will commence on Monday.

This was contained in a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Education, Shehu Usman Muhammad in Kaduna.

Receive boarding and day students

The statement read that the State Ministry directed all Principals and Head Teachers to make arrangements to receive boarding and day students on the approved date.

He said the State Covid-19 Task Force would continue monitoring all schools to ensure that safe learning environments against the pandemic were strictly adhered to and maintained in addition to continuous enforcement of the COVID 19 Guidelines of the state government.

“Thus, all Administrators of public and private schools must continue to comply with all COVID-19 Protocols as any violation may lead to the closure of the affected school without any notice,” he stated.

Preventive measures

The Commissioner said schools would continue to run shifts to enable them sustain the guidelines already in place and take personal responsibility for their own health by abiding by simple preventive measures already in place.

Muhammad urged all school administrators to continue implementing the blended learning system while the Ministry assured the public of the continuation of the e-learning program using Google classrooms, radio and television stations and other online platforms.

He said 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.


Source: Voice of Nigeria