The resumption of Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 classes has been announced by the Kaduna State government.
This was made known in a statement yesterday by the Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Education, Phoebe Yayi.
According to Yayi, the government has approved Sunday and Monday next week as the resumption dates for the students, adding that the move was made to allow the students prepare for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) scheduled to commence on August 24.
All school principals were also directed to make arrangements and prepare for the resumption of the JSS3 boarding students on Sunday, and the day students on Monday.
She further urged them to make preparation in line with the COVID-19 regulations of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
She said “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 JSS 3 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,”