From Aminu Dalhatu
Kaduna State Government has approved Monday first of February, 2021 as resumption date for SS3, JSS3 and
JSS1 for public and private schools.
A Statement by the permanent Secretary Ministry of education, Mrs Phoebe Sukai Yayi said government also approved Primary 6, 5 and 4 of Private Schools
only, to resume on the same day.
The Statement explained that, appropriate resumption dates for the rest of the classes (SS2, SS1 and JS2 in public and private schools and primary 3, 2, 1 and Nursery classes) would be announced in due course, subject to school’s compliance with the COVID 19 guidelines in place.
In view of this, Kaduna State Ministry of Education directed all Principals and Head Teachers to arrange to receive Boarding and Day students of the above stated classes on Monday, 1st February 2021.
According to the Statement, the State Covid-19 Task Force will continue to monitor all schools to ensure safe learning environments against the pandemic in addition to strict adherence to guidelines issued by the State Government.
“All Administrators of public and private schools are to note that, they must
comply with all COVID-19 Protocols (Temperature checks at school entrance,
compulsory wearing of facemasks, regular hand washing/use of sanitizer and all COVID-19 guidelines as directed by the COVID-19 Taskforce
It warned that any violation in complying with these protocols may lead to the closure of the affected school without any notice.
The Statement further noted that, Schools would be on shifts to enable them meet with these quidelines as the first shift will run from 08:00am – 12:00noon while the second shift will be from 1:00pm – 05:00pm.
The class size should not exceed 20 students per normal class with 1.5m to 2.0m physical distancing,
The State Government is reiterating that all Schools should voluntarily comply and take personal responsibility for their own health and abide by the simple preventive measures as it is the right and safe thing to do.