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FG issues guidelines for school reopening 

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The Federal Ministry of Education has recommended that schools should organize isolation spaces before reopening.

This was included in the Tuesday’s ‘Guidelines for schools and learning facilities resuming studies after the closure of the deadly virus, COVID-19, delivered to the National Assembly.

The document remarked that every faculty is “required to create” short-term isolation areas and “fully-equipped clinics before reopening”.

They’ve also been required to set up a ‘referral system’, together with “protocols and procedures to take if learners, teachers, administrators, and other education personnel” turn out to be sick while in schools”.

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Aside from that, the Federal Authorities in the states directed any state hoping to reopen schools to maintain enough “consultations with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the parents”.

The rules additionally needed proprietors to erect further buildings and make use of extra teachers to make sure that they accommodate their students by adhering to the two-metre spacing system in school rooms.

Proprietors have also been requested to seek “grants to procure soaps and buckets, guarantee regular safe water supply, assure a relentless supply of learning and instructional materials, and pay salaries on time.

You will recall since March, major activities in the country were placed on hold including places og learning.

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