By Ismail Auwal
Kaduna State government has directed all public and private schools to close on Wednesday 16th December, 2020.
In a statement signed by Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Shehu Usman Muhammad, the government stated that it is closing the schools in an effort to contain the surge of Covid-19 In the state.
According to the Commissioner, “Physical classes in the Universities, and other Higher institutions of learning will not hold during the closure.”
He added that schools can, “provide online resources for students or online lessons where schools are equipped to do so.”
The commissioner also urged the general public to continue to comply with the Covid-19 safety regulations.
He noted that new resumption date will be announced later.