Covid-19: Principals Say FCT Schools Ready For Reopening

INFOMEDIA – Principals of secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said safety measures have been put in place for students to resume classes.

The president, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), FCT chapter, Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, who made the statement, stressed that principals were satisfied with the arrangements put in place by the FCT Administration to ensure that students did not contract coronavirus when they resume.

He spoke during the distribution of 10,000 units of three-in-one protective equipment against COVID-19 for students across the FCT at Government Secondary School, Garki, Abuja.

Alhaji Abdulkarim insisted that principals were prepared for reopening as safety guidelines had been put in place.

“Coronavirus is not a threat to FCT schools because the principals have braced up for reopening of schools, especially with the necessary provisions by the administration.

“We are happy and set for commencement of classes because the FCT Administration, through the Education Secretariat has provided all the necessary medical materials needed to ensure safety in the schools,” he said.

He explained that the items, which were donated by Kas Arts Service Limited, would be shared based on zones and across schools under the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB), Secondary Education Board (SEB) and Science and Technology.

According to the breakdown, schools under UBEB got 600 cartons of nose masks, sanitizer and face shields.

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