We won’t rescind decision to reopen schools Jan.18 – Bauchi govt

Bauchi state government has stated that schools will reopen on 18th January 2021 unfailingly as earlier announced.

State commissioner of education Dr Aliyu Tilde who stated this in a press release revealed that not a single case of Covid-19 infection is reported in schools in the state. 

He therefore said that regardless of any review that may take place in some quarters, Bauchi state is determined to reopen schools in the state on January 18th, unfailingly, as earlier decided by the State Executive Council.

“The 2020/2021 school calendar starts that day. Unless we stand resolute on our school plan for the year, the session will be mutilated by fear of Covid-19 as was 2019/2020. “Parents, teachers, students and other stakeholders to please take note”. He said.

The commissioner assured that safety protocols such as use of face masks, social distance, sanitation and testing in schools would be imposed.

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