Education

Kano govt announce date for reopening of tertiary institutions

KANO, Nigeria – The State Government has announced date for the reopening of its university and other higher institutions of learning in the state.

Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Mariya Mahmoud, disclosed that higher institutions would reopen on October 26 for continuation of 2019/2020 academic session, NAN reports.

Mahmoud disclosed the date during a news conference in Kano on Monday.

She said the decision to re-open the institutions was reached at a meeting with stakeholders, adding that the government had decontaminated the schools.

Mahmoud said the government would provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to all the institutions to protect students and check the spread of coronavirus.

NAN recalls that primary and secondary schools in the state resumed on Oct. 12.

The state government had fumigated the schools and distributed PPEs to over 8,500 public and private schools.

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