The Kaduna State authorities says all colleges within the state ought to stay closed, excluding Kaduna Polytechnic and the Nationwide Open College.
The state everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Training, Mrs Phoebe Sukai Yayi, in a press release defined that the state authorities was but to resolve the precise date when colleges can be opened.
The assertion defined that the clarification turned obligatory, due to the federal authorities’s directive for colleges to renew.
“We all know that the federal authorities acknowledged that colleges can resume on Monday the 18 of January 2021 following the closure of faculties final 12 months as a result of second wave of COVID- 19 however the scenario is totally different in Kaduna State.
Mrs Phoebe defined that following the second wave, the state now has a rise within the variety of confirmed instances.
The assertion declared, “We wish to make it categorically clear that, Kaduna State authorities is but to repair a date for resumption to colleges.”
It famous that as a lot because the federal authorities has declared 18 January because the date for resumption Kaduna State is but to declare a date for resumption.
The assertion identified that the federal government was nonetheless monitoring the scenario and promised to make pronouncement relating to resumption in the end.
”Tomorrow, Monday, the Ministry of Training, would maintain a stakeholders assembly, additionally the state ministry of well being would temporary on the COVID- 19 instances and take a place on tips on how to advise the federal government.
The Everlasting Secretary mentioned the one exception they’ve, for now, are the Nationwide Open College of Nigeria and Kaduna Polytechnic who’ve particularly requested for them to open for college kids to jot down semester examinations solely.
The assertion defined that the federal government has inspected the college premises, confirmed their preparedness and glad all of the protocols put in place and given them the approval to open for exams solely.
It requested that state or federal Establishments in Kaduna State, maintain on their actions till the federal government comes up with a transparent date for resumption.
It mentioned, “For Ahmadu Bello College Zaria, we’re but to obtain any communication from them, so so far as we all know, ABU Zaria continues to be closed till we obtain a directive from Kaduna State authorities.”