Written by on January 15, 2021

The Federal Government yesterday banned overcrowding and large gatherings, such as assembles and visiting days, as schools reopens on Monday.

It also put limitations to class sizes and hosted occupancy and asked the schools to ensure compulsory wearing of face masks by all students, teachers and workers as well ensure temperature checks and put hand washing facilities in strategic locations in all schools.

The government also asked the school authorities to ensure constant supply of water and sanitizers, and make available functional health clinics and report suspected cases to medical facilities.

The Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, gave the conditions in a statement by the Director of Press in the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong.

According to him the decision to maintain the resumption date is the aftermath of extensive consultation with relevant stakeholders, including State Governors, Commissioners of Education, proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students.

Adamu told parents and the respective institutions to ensure full compliance with Covid-19 protocols.

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