The Anambra State Authorities has ordered colleges within the state to reopen on Monday, with solely academics and faculty directors in attendance.
College students and pupils within the state, the federal government stated will solely begin attendance and full courses on Feb. 1, for the 2020/2021 educational session.
An official announcement by the Commissioner for Primary Training, Prof. Kate Omenugha acknowledged that the date of resumption was authorised by the State Govt Council (EXCO) on Jan. 14.
The announcement urged the general public, personal and mission colleges directors and academics to make use of the 2 weeks previous to resumption to put in all services that may allow the observance of COVID-19 protocols of their varied colleges.
A part of the announcement learn, “Be aware that no baby or trainer is to be allowed into the varsity compound with out their facemasks, whereas college infirmaries are requested to rise to their tasks in making certain that common temperature checks of all making entry into college compounds.
“These in Boarding Homes are suggested to organize accordingly whereas returning to their hostels as guests might not be allowed into the varsity premises with them.
“All stakeholders needs to be guided accordingly as no college ought to open earlier than the stipulated date. As an alternative, all colleges ought to focus on getting their college COVID-19 protocols prepared earlier than receiving the scholars. Defaulters shall be severely sanctioned, together with closure of faculties,’’ It added.