Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has instructed schools in the state to resume learning on October 5.
This was made known by Hajiya Fatu Sabo, the state’s Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology in Lafia.
According to the commissioner, he resumption is for both private and public primary and secondary schools respectively.
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She also maintained that the state governor had last week constituted a committee involving all critical education stakeholders including government representatives, parents and proprietors of private schools as members, to work out modalities for the safe reopening of schools.
Among other responsibilities, the committee was saddled with the responsibility of collecting data from primary, secondary and tertiary institutions and interpret same to guide the ministry in taking preventive measures ahead of the reopening of the schools.
The commissioner also added that the report of the committee was submitted to the governor and he approved October 5 as official date for reopening of all the schools.