on June 26, 2020
The federal Government on Tuesday sent a document titled ”Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure”to the national assembly.
Among the conditions listed by the Government for the reopening of schools are that each school should have temporary isolation space and fully equipped clinic.
other conditions include the provision of more classrooms and employment of more teachers so that students can sit at least two meters apart, provision of water, and referral system including protocols to take if anybody becomes unwell in school.
”students, teachers and others in the school system should wear face masks,wash hands regularly,use infrared thermometers to check body temperatures among others.
most public schools don’t have this facilities. while the government is building more classrooms, they can try the shift system for student to continue their studies,”he said.
The national President of NAPTAN,haruna danjuma, said it is the responsibility of the government to provide facilities in schools.