OWERRI – Imo state government has commenced comprehensive inspection of both public and private schools in the state to ascertain the level of compliance with the established COVID-19 pandemic protocols by the teachers, students and pupils.
This is coming as the government announced the resumption of learning due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the country since March this year.
Prince Ugochukwu Nzekwe, Special Adviser (Public Safety) to Governor Hope Uzodinma, who spoke staff and students of Pearviller School, Avu in the Owerri West Council Area during a visit, explained that the exercise formed part of government’s measures to safeguard and protect the lives of the children as the leaders of tomorrow.
Educating the students on the genesis and the devastating consequences of exposure COVID-19 triggers, Prince Nzekwe advised the students to always observe all established safety measures for the pandemic, noting that the virus had already claimed many lives across the globe.
“COVID-19 is real. Please always wash your hands after touching money and after dipping your hands in the pocket. The safety of the children is of paramount importance to the state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma”
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