Ekiti State Government has charged all public and private schools in the state to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols as schools reopen for the second term of 2020/2021 session on Monday, 18th January 2021.
A statement in Ado Ekiti on Sunday by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Dr Olabimpe Aderiye stressed that principals and headteachers are to ensure strict compliance with COVID 19 protocols to safeguard the lives of staff and students.
Dr Aderiye said that the temperature of every one must be checked daily, with infrared thermometer at the school gate by trained personnel so that those who need referral can be directed appropriately.
The State Task Force and officials of the State Education Sector will inspect schools beginning from 18th January 2021
There will be random COVID testing of staff (both teaching and administrative) and students as part of measures to monitor and prevent the spread of the virus.
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