Plateau State Government has ordered the reopening of all public and private primary and secondary schools across the State from 30th October 2020.
The directive which came after a meeting with all stakeholders and setting up of mechanisms for observing COVID-19 protocols in all schools in the State, is to ensure that schools resume for third term academic activities.
Managements of schools are expected to to clean, fumigate and re-arrange the school environment preparatory to the resumption.
Also, grade six students have been asked to resume on 19th-23rd October to prepare for the First School Leaving Certificate and National Common Entrance Examinations.
All heads of public and private schools with huge population are also advised to consider staggered school attendance to avoid going against COVID-19 protocols relating to social distancing.
In the meantime, arrangements are ongoing to facilitate the resumption of tertiary institutions in the State.