TERTIARY COMMISSIONER

Commissioner for Tertiary Education Science and Technology, Prof. Engr. Abubakar Baba Aliyu.

 By Muhammad Hadi

Niger State Government has approved 24th January, 2021 as the resumption date for all tertiary institutions in the state.

Commissioner for Tertiary Education Science and Technology, Prof. Engr. Abubakar Baba Aliyu made the announcement via a press statement issued and signed by the information officer of the ministry, Jibrin Usman kodo on Saturday, January  16, 2021, the statement directed all lecturers to return to their respective institutions from 24th January 2021 while lectures to commence 25th January, respectively. 

The commissioner noted that on resumption, lecturers, staff and students must ensure full compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by maintaining physical distancing and avoiding large gathering of any kind.

Prof Baba Aliyu further noted that there should be proper use of face masks at all times within and outside the institutions by both the academic, non academic staff and students, adding that there would be temperature checks for all those entering the premises of the institutions.

While assuring all of their safety, the commissioner said the ministry has instituted measures for continuous monitoring of compliance with COVID-19 protocols and advised all heads of tertiary institutions, lecturers, staff and workers to ensure full compliance.

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