Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved January 25 as the resumption date for tertiary institutions in the state.
This was made known in a statement on Sunday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Phoebe Yayi.
Phoebe Yayi stated that the new approval coming after the government had assessed all tertiary institutions in the state to ensure their level of preparedness and plans for reopening.
She disclosed that the COVID-19 assessment team confirmed full compliance with the state’s COVID-19 preventive protocols and for safe learning environment against the pandemic.
The permanent secretary appealed to managements of all the tertiary institutions to ensure strict adherence to all the guidelines and protocols put in place by the state government.
“Resumption by all tertiary institutions will be in phases, as provided by the institutions and according to their academic levels and subject to their compliance with the guidelines in place.
“Unscheduled monitoring visits to schools across the state will be conducted by the task force team to ensure continuous compliance with the COVID-19 guidelines,” she added.