Not All Students Will Resume as Kano Reopens Schools
Not all students of all classes will resume as Kano State government announced the reopening of private and public schools in the state for the third term of 2019/2020 year on October 11.
State commissioner for education, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, explained at a news conference on Thursday that students of JSS 1 and 2 would not be going back to school while the remaining would resume, but would be attending classes on alternate days.
He explained that education commissioners across the 19 northern states have resolved after series of meetings and consultations with stakeholders.
He said primary 5 of private schools and 6 of private schools will resume on the 11th of October, 2020, while primary 1 and 2 will only attend classes on Mondays and Tuesdays. Primary 3, 4 and 5 will attend classes on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Meanwhile, JSS 2, 3 and SS 2 students are to resume fully in order to commence preparations for qualifying and transitional examinations.
The commissioner further explained that JSS 1 and SS1 of both private and public schools are to remain at home for additional five weeks until all qualifying and transitional examinations are done.
All government owned Tsangaya schools will resume October 11, while non governmental but registered Tsangaya schools will resume October 12.
Nigerian Sketch reports that the commissioner ordered that all teachers must return to their respective schools on the 11th of October.