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Niger Govt sets January 24th as resumption for tertiary institutions

The Executive Governor Of Niger State Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello has approved 24th January 2021 as the resumption date for all Tertiary Institutions across the State.

Niger State Commissioner For Tertiary Education Science and Technology Prof. Engr. Abubakar Baba Aliyu made the announcement in a press statement on Saturday 16th January 2021 and directed that all Lecturers return to their respective Institutions from 24th January 2021 while Lectures to commence 25th respectively. 

Niger Govt sets January 24th as resumption for tertiary institutions

The Commisioner noted that on resumption, Lecturers, Staff and students must ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by maintaining physical distancing and avoiding large gathering of any kind.

Pro. Abubakar Baba Aliyu further noted that there would be proper wearing of face mask at all times within and outside the Institution by all Lecturers, Staff and, students, adding that there would be temperature checks for all those entering the premises of the Institution.

While assuring the Students, Staff and Lecturers of their Safety, the Commissioner said the Ministry has instituted measures for continuous monitoring of compliance with COVID-19 protocols and advised all Heads of Tertiary Institutions, Lecturers, Staff and workers to ensure full compliance.

Information Officer

Niger State Ministry For Tertiary Education Science and Technology.

16/01/2021.

Niger Govt sets January 24th as resumption for tertiary institutions

The Executive Governor Of Niger State Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello has approved 24th January 2021 as the resumption date for all Tertiary Institutions across the State.

Niger State Commissioner For Tertiary Education Science and Technology Prof. Engr. Abubakar Baba Aliyu made the announcement in a press statement on Saturday 16th January 2021 and directed that all Lecturers return to their respective Institutions from 24th January 2021 while Lectures to commence 25th respectively. 

Niger Govt sets January 24th as resumption for tertiary institutions

The Commisioner noted that on resumption, Lecturers, Staff and students must ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by maintaining physical distancing and avoiding large gathering of any kind.

Pro. Abubakar Baba Aliyu further noted that there would be proper wearing of face mask at all times within and outside the Institution by all Lecturers, Staff and, students, adding that there would be temperature checks for all those entering the premises of the Institution.

While assuring the Students, Staff and Lecturers of their Safety, the Commissioner said the Ministry has instituted measures for continuous monitoring of compliance with COVID-19 protocols and advised all Heads of Tertiary Institutions, Lecturers, Staff and workers to ensure full compliance.

Information Officer

Niger State Ministry For Tertiary Education Science and Technology.

16/01/2021.

Niger State Ministry of Education directs the closure of all public secondary schools in the state

Niger State Commissioner of Education, Hajiya  Hannatu Jibrin Salihu,has directed the closure of all Public Secondary Schools for two weeks commencing from Friday, March 12th to Friday, March 26th, 2021.

She gave the directive during an emergency  consultative meeting with the leadership of Association of the Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS),

Niger State Ministry of Education directs the closure of all public secondary schools in the state

Association of Model Islamic Schools (AMIS), Executive Chairman, Niger State Universal Basic Education Board  (NSUBEB),Heads of Education Agencies, Directors of the Ministryand other stakeholders of the Education sector in the State.

According to her, the directive was based on the decision earlier taken during an interface the Ministry had with officials from various Security Agencies in the State. 

Though 22 Secondary Schools (11 Day and 11 Boarding Schools) have earlier been closed, the two weeks closure of all Secondary Schools was necessary to give relevant Security Agencies the time and opportunity to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of all public secondary schools.

The exercise, when completed will provide an all-inclusive mechanism and strategies that will restore and guarantee sustainable security and safety of Students, School infrastructure, Education managers, Teachers in the State.

The Commissioner used the opportunity to commend Education actors, Parents and communities for their patience, understanding and support in this trying time.

She reiterated the government&-8217;s commitment to leave no stone unturned and ensure that all schools are safe environments for effective Teaching and learning. 

Therefore, she urged Nigerlites not to relent in their show of solidarity, cooperation and collaboration with the government in this critical task of surmounting security challenges especially the School system.

Jibrin Usman kodo

Information Officer

Niger State Ministry Of Education.

11/03/2021.