Schools To Remain Closed Till Further Notice - Kaduna State Government Says

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The Kaduna State Government has said that all public and non-public schools in the state stay shut till further notice. 

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Phoebe Yayi uncovered this in an assertion on Monday. 

She said that solitary Kaduna Polytechnic and the National Open University were absolved on the grounds that they mentioned for them to open for understudies to compose tests as it were. 

The Permanent Secretary while expressing that no unequivocal date has been saved for the returning of schools in Kaduna state, clarifies that the choice became fundamental in light of the fact that the circumstance is diverse in Kaduna State, as the state has had increments in the quantity of COVID-19 cases. 

"In Kaduna State, we have our own particular circumstance, before now, we had the news through the Social Media that, Kaduna State government had announced 18 January 2021 to be the resumption date which we disavowed. 

"We need to make it completely certain that, Kaduna State government is yet to fix a date for resumption to schools. 

"In as much as the Federal Government has pronounced January 18 as the date for resumption, Kaduna State is yet to proclaim a date for resumption". 

She noticed that the public authority was all the while checking the circumstance and vowed to make a proclamation with respect to that at the appropriate time. 

The Permanent Secretary further expressed that the Ministry of Education will on Monday, January 18, hold partners meeting on instruction in the state, while the state Ministry of Health will brief them on the COVID-19 cases with the end goal of taking a situation on the best way to exhort the public authority. 

As indicated by the Permanent Secretary, the solitary exemption they have, for the time being, is the National Open University of Nigeria and Kaduna Polytechnic who have explicitly mentioned for them to open for understudies to compose semester assessment. 

She added that they have assessed the school premises, affirmed their readiness, and happy with all the conventions set up and giving them the endorsement to open for tests as it were. 

Mrs. Yayi additionally mentioned the state or administrative Institutions that are in Kaduna State to please clutch their exercises until the public authority concocts a reasonable date for resumption. 

"For Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, we are yet to get any correspondence from them, so supposedly, ABU Zaria is till shut until we get a mandate from Kaduna State government".

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