Kano Sate governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR has approved the re-opening of schools in Kano with effect from 11th October, 2020.
The commissioner of education Sanusi Kiru announced this on Thursday.
The Commissioner said schools would complete the second term in two weeks before continuing with third term which will last till Saturday December 19 and the new academic session would start by January 3, 2021.
The re-opening of the schools is made subject to the following conditions: –
a). That all government approved Islamiyya Schools shall re-open under strict compliance with the Covid-19 protocols with effect from 11th October,2020.
b). That Primary 6 from Public Schools and Primary 5 from Private Schools are to resume on Monday 11th October, 2020.
c). Primary 1 & 2 are to attend classes only on Mondays and Tuesdays while Primary 3, 4 & 5 will go to school only om Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with effect from 11th October, 2020.
d). JSS 1 and SS1 in both Public and Private boarding and day schools are to wait at home for additional 5 weeks until the end of transitional and qualifying examinations to ensure social distances in classes and hostels.
e). That all the 15 Tsangaya (Almajiri) Integrated Schools are to resume fully as from 11th October,2020.
f). JSS 2, JSS 3 & SS 2 are to fully resume in preparation of the forthcoming qualifying and transitional examinations.
His Excellency has further approved the immediate decontamination of the 8,582 public schools in addition to the private schools involved in the re-opening exercise.