The Kaduna State Government has announced the resumption date for junior secondary school (JSS3) students.
The Permanent Secretary in the Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Phoebe Yayi, in a statement revealed that the government has approved Sunday and Monday next week as the resumption dates for the secondary school students.
According to her, the decision was taken to allow the students to prepare for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) scheduled to commence on August 24.
The government also directed all school principals to make arrangements to receive the JSS3 boarding students on Sunday, and the day students on Monday, in line with the COVID-19 regulations of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Daily Times gathered.
“All administrators of public and private schools are to note that the one-week period, starting from Sunday, 16th August, is to allow them to make necessary preparations to accommodate the JSS3 students in line with the COVID-19 guidelines in place as it were in the case of the SS3 students.
“Proprietors of private schools are expected to comply accordingly through the Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority and are advised to ensure proper arrangements for safe transportation of their students to and from schools,” the statement said.