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Kaduna govt orders students to resume school August 10



el-Rufai recovers from COVID-19

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday ordered students in exit classes to return to school from August 10 in order to prepare for their examinations.

The West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will commence on August 17.

The state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Shehu Usman Muhammad, who disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna, said the state government would announce the resumption date for students in other classes in due course.

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He said: “The resumption is in compliance with the announcement by the Federal Ministry of Education for all principals to make arrangements to receive the SS3 boarding students on August 9 and day students on August 10.

The commissioner said the state government was doing everything possible to decontaminate all public schools including higher institutions in order to make the environment safe and conducive for learning.

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