The Kaduna State Government has approved Monday, January 25 as resumption date for tertiary institutions across the State.
This approval came after an assessment of all tertiary institutions to ensure that their level of preparedness and plans for reopening are in full compliance with the State Covid-19 preventive protocols and for safe learning environments against the pandemic.
A statement from the the Kaduna State Ministry of Education directs the managements of all tertiary institutions in the State to ensure strict adherence to all the guidelines and protocols put in place by the State Government which include compulsory wearing of face masks by students, academic and non-academic staff in all the schools; temperature checks and hand washing facilities situated at strategic locations, with constant water supply or the use of sanitisers; avoiding overcrowding both in class size and hostel occupancy; and the availability of functional health facilities for isolation of suspected cases.
The statement further says that any bridge of these guidelines will lead to the closure of the erring institution without notice.
According to the statement, resumption by all tertiary institutions will be in phases, and an unscheduled monitoring visits to schools across the State will be conducted by a Task Force Team to ensure continuous compliance with the Covid-19 safety guidelines.