Plateau Government Fixes New Date For Reopening Of Tertiary Institutions


The Plateau Government has Postponed the resumption date for all tertiary institutions in the state, the institution are to resume on January 18, 2021 as against the earlier announced date which is January 4.Plateau Government Fixes New Date

This was made known to the public on Thursday in Jos by Mr Kakmena Audu, the Plateau Commissioner for Higher Education.

He said the decision to shift the resumption date was in line with the directive of the Federal Government and the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

While speaking, he directed all heads of tertiary institutions in the state to comply strictly to the directive and also ensure that they adhere strictly to the safety protocols against COVID-19.

In the same vein, Mr John Istifanus, the Director of Schools in the state Ministry of Secondary Education, has directed all secondary schools in the state to resume as directed.

He directed all Zonal and Area directors of schools to ensure strict compliance to the new date.

Istifanus also urged principals and proprietors of schools to adhere strictly to the safety protocols put in place to avert the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

The director urged parents and guardians to bear with government, adding that the decision was in best interest of all.

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