Azuka Menkiti, Education Specialist, UNICEF, Abuja, while speaking on Wednesday at a Zonal Stakeholders’ Dialogue School Re-Opening Readiness in Akwanga, Nasarawa State, said the meeting was in the interest of the students, teachers and other stakeholders for the development of the country.
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The commissioners made this known in a communique issued in Kaduna on Sunday, at the end of a two-day meeting on student exchange programme, school reopening and other matters held in Abuja.
Freston Akpor and Walter Liverpool, Permanent Secretaries of Ministries of Information and Education respectively, assured that the government was doing its best to protect students and teachers.
The state Commissioner for Education, Dr. Shehu Makarfi, said in a statement in Kaduna on Monday that the directive was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Education resolution for schools to open on August 4.
The guidelines for the safe reopening of schools and learning facilities after the COVID-19 pandemic outlined actions, measures and requirements needed for the safe reopening of schools.
He however said that such information and decision would have to be presented to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.