The Federal Government on Wednesday,24th June declared that all schools must create isolation spaces before reopening the learning facilities.
The Ministry of Education proposed this in a document titled: “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure,”which was submitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday 23rd June.
All schools nationwide, according to the federal government, must create temporary isolation spaces and fully-equipped clinics before learning commences.
The government mandated the school authorities to ensure a referral system is set up, including protocols,procedures and measures to take if learners, teachers, administrators, and other education personnel become unwell while in schools.
The government also mandated any state wishing to reopen schools to “hold adequate consultations with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the parents on the matter.