Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna govt orders schools to embrace 4 working days

NEWS DIGEST − As schools in Kaduna resume for second term 2021/2022 academic session in Kaduna today, the state government has authorized all government schools in the state to embrace a four-day working week.

The commissioner for education in the state, Halima Lawal, gave the command in a statement disseminated on yesterday, 9th of January, 2022.

It will be recalled that since December 1, 2021, the government of the state has started its pre-awareness shift to a four-day work week.

According to the media adviser to the state governor, Muyiwa Adekeye said, “the measure would affect the organised private sector in the state as measure is designed to help boost productivity and improve work-life balance.”

The commissioner of education said, “The ministry of education expects all principals and headteachers to receive boarding students on Sunday, Jan. 9, and day students on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, respectively

“The ministry further advises parents, guardians, and students to comply with all public health guidelines by adopting all protective measures against COVID-19.”

Lawal instructed school officials to stick to the safe school learning measures authorized by the federal ministry of education.

Halima Lawal who notified members of the school security committee to be at least and ensure proper watch of security device also admonished the school administrators to call 09034000060 or 08170189999, in case of any security threats in their schools.