Ebonyi deploys two Nurses per school ahead of resumption
By Moses Nwite, Abakaliki
As part of measures to ensure safe school resumption on Monday 18th January, 2021, the Ebonyi State Government, Southeast Nigeria says Nurses who were deployed during the first wave of Covid-19 to assist trained teachers identify any pupil with symptoms of the virus will still be in place.
The Chairman Nigeria Union of Teachers, Ebonyi State chapter, Comrade Egwu Francis disclosed this while addressing Journalists on the readiness of teachers to help in containing Covid-19 in all the schools in the State.
Comrade Egwu said they are going to put the measures the same way they did in the first wave of the virus to ensure the safety of pupils and students while learning.
“All teachers are going to work very hard to ensure that pupils and students obey Covid-19 protocol” he said.
He thanked Ebonyi State Governor Engr David Umahi for his pragmatic efforts in Education development in the State.
Egwu said the whole Technical Assistants to the Governor on Education and State Task force on COVID 19 will be on surveillance to ensure compliance to the precautionary measures.
He said parents have been advised to equip their children and wards with Personal Protective Equipment PPE while returning back to school.