By; JULIANA KATUNG, Kaduna
The Kaduna State Government under the leadership of Governor Nasir el-Rufai has approved Monday August 10, 2020 as the resumption date for the Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 students.
While appropriate resumption date for other examination classes and others which include SS1. SS2, and JSS 1-3 as well as primary schools will be announced in due course.
The resumption is in compliance with the announcement of the Federal Ministry of Education urging students to resume on the 4th August, 2020 ahead of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) slated for August 17.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner, Ministry of Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Muhammad directing all principals to make arrangements to receive the SS3 boarding students on 9th and day students on the 10th August.
He added in the statement that private schools should report their readiness to the Kaduna state Quality Assurance Authority using approximate checklist and obtaining a written no objection to open on clean bill of health while higher institutions and public schools are to report to the relevant department in the ministry of education.
Dr Usman further explained that government is doing everything possible to decontaminate/disinfect public schools including higher institutions in order to make the environment safe and conducive for learning as well as provide facemasks and sanitizers for staff and students.
He however in the statement, encouraged all schools to continue the e-learning education programme using the Google classrooms, Radio and Television as well as other online applications until full normalcy returns to the academic environment.