- Abuja schools are ready for resumption, school principals have stated
- According to them, safety measures have been put in place to achieve this
- Also, the principals say they are satisfied with arrangements put in place by FCT administration
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Principals of secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have signified their readiness to resume classes.
According to them, safety measures have been put in place for students to resume activities.
This was disclosed by the president, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), FCT chapter, Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulrahma.
He said principals were satisfied with the arrangements put in place by the FCT administration to ensure that students did not contract coronavirus when they resume.
Abdulrahma said this during the distribution of 10,000 units of three-in-one protective equipment against COVID-19 for students across the FCT at government secondary school, Garki, Abuja.
“Coronavirus is not a threat to FCT schools because the principals have braced up for reopening of schools, especially with the necessary provisions by the administration.
“We are happy and set for commencement of classes because the FCT Administration, through the Education Secretariat has provided all the necessary medical materials needed to ensure safety in the schools,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Osun government announced Monday, September 21, for the reopening of schools in the state months after they were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Funke Egbemode, the commissioner for information and civic orientation made the disclosure on Monday, August 31.
Egbemode at the end of the state Executive Council meeting said all schools are set to resume in phases for an abridged third term for the 2019/2020 academic session.
Lagos has also followed suit. The government recently gave a new update on the plan for the reopening of primary, secondary and tertiary schools in the state.
According to Gboyega Akosile, the chief press secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, all tertiary schools in the state will resume on Monday, September 14.
Akosile, in a tweet on Saturday, August 29, disclosed that both primary and secondary schools will tentatively be reopened on Monday, September 21.
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