Monday, August 3, 2020

Federal Ministry of Environment and Education begin disinfection of 19,000 schools ahead of WAEC Exams

The Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education has begun decontaminating and disinfecting 19,000 unity schools in preparation for their resumption. 

The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar while briefing newsmen in Kaduna said the collaborating ministries have put in place a sustainable system which will protect the health of learners and their caregivers at all educational levels. 

According to him, “Starting with the Federal Government Colleges (Unity schools) and then some of the schools that will host the Senior School Certificate Examination, numbering about 19, 000, whereas the unity schools will be subjected to thorough decontamination/disinfection in the coming days immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir sallah break preparatory for their reopening on 4th August, 2020, our personnel will be mounting surveillance in some of the examination centers. 

“This will include decontaminating examination halls at the end of every examination session.''

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