By Daniel Tyokua
The president, FCT All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Alhaji Abdulkarim Abdulrahman on Wednesday said schools in the territory are ready for reopening.
He said the school principals are satisfied with the arrangements put in place by the FCT Administration to ensure that the students did not contract coronavirus pandemic on resumption.
Abdulrahman stated this during the distribution of 10,000 units of 3 in one protective equipment against COVID-19 for students across FCT to representatives of schools at Government Secondary School, Garki-Abuja.
He explained that the school principals are well prepared for reopening as safety guidelines have been provided.
According to him, “FCT schools are not threat to coronavirus, all the principals have brace up for reopening of schools especially with the necessary provisions by the Administration.
“We are happy and set for commencement of classes because the FCT Administration through the Education Secretariat has provided all the necessary medical materials needed to ensure safety measures in the schools” he said.
The ANCOPSS president stated that the items which were donated by Kas Arts Service Limited would be shared base on zones including schools under Universal Basic Education Board, UBEB, Secondary Education Board and Science and Technology.
According to the breakdown, schools under UBEB got 600 cartoons of the protective equipment, nose mask, sanitizer and face shield.
He said Bwari zone received 80 cartoons, Gwagwalada 75, Karshi 70, Garki 60, Gwagwa 60, Maitama and Asokoro 60.While Kuje got 50, Kwali 50 and Abaji 45.
However schools under Secondary Education Board, SEB, Science and Technology, AMAC got 70 cartoons, Kwali 50, Kuje 50, Gwagwalada 70, Abaji 45.