The Federal Ministry of Education said that all schools when wants to reopen must create isolation spaces before reopening.
The guidelines stated that, each school is “required to create a temporary space for isolation and also fully-equipped clinics before reopening”.
All schools are also required to “establish a referral system, including protocols and procedures to take if learners, teachers, administrators, and other education personnel become unwell while in schools.’
The Ministry stated in the document submitted to the federal government that any state wishing to reopen schools should “hold adequate consultations with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the parents.”
The guidelines also require that proprietors construct additional structures and employ more teachers to ensure that they accommodate their students by adhering to the two-metre spacing system in classrooms.
It also mandated proprietors to seek “grants to procure soaps and buckets, ensure regular safe water supply, ensure a constant supply of learning and instructional materials, and pay salaries on time.”