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Kaduna State Government on Tuesday closed all faculties to curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the state.
Education commissioner Usman Muhammad stated the colleges have been shut as a result of rising cases and to forestall a second wave of the worldwide pandemic.
“The state health ministry further notes that while the infections cut across all age groups, this new wave especially, affects between 10 and 35 years (which form a major population in the education sector),” Muhammad stated in a statement.
“Kaduna State Government is directing all public and private schools to conclude arrangements and close on Wednesday, December 16 as opposed to the initial closing.”
Consequently, the federal government directed all faculties to conduct and end their exams on or earlier than Tuesday, December 15 2020.
The authorities additionally prolonged the closure directive to all tertiary establishments within the state and suggested the colleges to make different plans for the continuity of their tutorial actions.
Muhammad assured mother and father and college students that the federal government will plan classes and make on-line sources accessible the place faculties could be equip to proceed studying just about.
The commissioner suggested learners in fundamental and post-basic lessons to proceed studying on Kaduna State TV and the state’s radio e-learning programmes.
“While the Kaduna State Government continues to exerting efforts to prevent the spread of the pandemic, the general public is advised to comply with COPVID-19 protocols to avoid the likelihood of the worst case scenarios of the disease in the state,” Muhammad stated.
The authorities urged residents to stick to preventive tips of normal handwashing with alcohol-based hand sanitiser, sporting of facemask, keep away from giant gatherings, respiratory hygiene, eat balanced eating regimen to spice up immune system and staying indoors when outgoing is pointless.