The Enugu State Government has announced the reopening of primary and secondary schools.
The Federal Government shut down schools in the country in March following the COVID-19 outbreak.
In a statement, yesterday by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, the decision to reopen schools was reached “following the Enugu State Education sector stakeholders’ consensus and gracious approval of the governor”.
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He said the state government had put in place measures to prevent students from contracting coronavirus.
Eze added: “Teachers, students and pupils are therefore requested to ensure that they abide by the approved guidelines on COVID-19. No person will be allowed into any school without an appropriate face mask/shield.
“Strong monitoring teams have been constituted to monitor compliance with the approved guidelines for the safety of all that operate in our schools.”