The Adamawa State Government has announced the reopening of schools in the state on Monday October 12.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, who issued the directive, said everything would be done to ensure safety in all the schools.
Mr Hmwashi Wonosikou, Press Secretary to the Governor, in a statement said Governor Fintiri regretted the long closure of schools due to the crisis of COVID-19 pandemic but
“I am pleased to announce Monday October 12th as the date 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”.
The statement said Fintiri directed the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development to meet with stakeholders in the sector to discuss modalities for the reopening.
“The Governor has also directed school managers to observe the COVID-19 Protocols and provide the necessary requirements needed for the safety of Students.
“He warned that schools must ensure washing of hands at entry points, use of facemask and hand sanitizers as well as social distancing and proper hygiene as any institution or school found wanting risk closure and sanctioning,” the statement added.
It said the governor advised parents to take interest in the health of their children and wards by assisting schools and providing the basic requirements for their children in the fight against the pandemic.