Adamawa to Reopen Schools Oct. 12.
By; TINA PHINEAS, Yola
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has announced October 12, 2020 as the reopening date for all public and private schools across the state.
Fintiri made the announcement in a statement by his Press Secretary, Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, on Thursday in Yola.
“I am pleased to announce Monday October 12 for resumption of academic activities from the basic to tertiary levels having wasted so much time.
“As a government, we will not leave any stone unturned towards ensuring enforcement of the COVID-19 Protocols,’’ Fintiri said
The governor maintained that he has directed the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development to meet with stakeholders in the sector to discuss modalities for the reopening.
He pointed out that school managers should observe the COVID-19 Protocols and provide the necessary requirementse needed for the safety of students.
Schools must ensure washing of hands at entry points, use of face mask and hand sanitizers as well as social distancing and proper hygiene.
Fintiri however warned that any Institution or school found wanting risk closure and sanctioning.
While regretting the long closure of schools due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the governor advised parents to take interest in the Health of their children and wards by providing the basic requirements needed for their children in the fight against the pandemic