TOYIN ADEBAYO, ABUJA
The President, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abdulkarim Abdulrahman on Wednesday hinted that schools in the nation’s capital are safe and ready for reopening.
While adding that, the school principals are satisfied with the arrangements put in place by the FCT Administration to ensure that students did not contract COVID-19 pandemic on resumption.
Abdulrahman this hintmade this during the distribution of 10,000 units of 3 in 1 Personal Protective Equipments against COVID-19 for students across FCT at Government Secondary School, Garki-Abuja.
He , however, reiterated that the school principals are well prepared for reopening as safety guidelines have been provided.
According to him; “FCT schools are not threat to Covid-19, all the principals have brace up for reopening of schools especially with the necessary provisions by the Administration.
“We are happy and set for commencement of classes because the FCT Administration through the Education Secretariat has provided all the necessary medical materials needed to ensure safety measures in the schools”.
The ANCOPSS president further stated that the items donated by Kas Arts Service Limited would be shared based on zones including schools under Universal Basic Education Board, UBEB, Secondary Education Board and Science and Technology.
He ,also enjoined principals to ensure that the materials are used for the purpose that they are meant for.
A breakdown of the distribution shows that schools under UBEB got 600 cartoons of the protective equipment, nose mask, sanitizer and face shield.
Accordingly, Bwari zone received 80 cartoons, Gwagwalada 75, Karshi 70, Garki 60, Gwagwa 60, Maitama and Asokoro 60, Kuje 50, Kwali 50 and Abaji 45 respectively.
However, schools under Secondary Education Board (SEB), Science and Technology, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) got 70 cartoons, Kwali 50, Kuje 50, Gwagwalada 70, Abaji 45.