Adamawa has joined list states that have okayed resumption of academic activities. The state government has approved 12th October, 2020 as date for commencement of academic activities which was stopped for over six months at the instance of the novel Coronavirus.
This disclosure was made through a statement by Press Secretary to the governor, Humwashi Wonosikou. “The Adamawa State Government has announced Monday October 12, 2020 as the date for the reopening of both public and private schools across the state.
“Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri who issued the directive, regretted the long closure of schools due to the crisis of COVID-19 pandemic alongside other sectors of the economy.
“The governor is pleased to announce Monday, October 12 as the date for resumption of academic activities from the basic to tertiary levels having wasted so much time.
“As a government we will not leave any stone unturned towards ensuring enforcement of the COVID-19 protocols.” The statement read.
Also, governor Fintiri has directed the Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development to meet with stakeholders in the education sector to discuss modalities for resumption of academic activities in the state.
The governor further instructed Management of various educational institutions in the state to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols and meet the requirements as directed by relevant health agencies to ensure safety of staff and students.