From: Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
A total of 29,581 Students are to write West African Senior School Certificate Examination ( WASSCE) in Delta state with 466 Public Schools.
Delta state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr Patrick Ukah who confirmed this to our Correspondent on Tuesday on telephone in Asaba.
He said that classes for the Senior Secondary Students had resumed on Tuesday after four months vacation due to the Covid-19 Pandemic disease.
Ukah explained that modalities had been emplaced to ensure the wellbeing of students and teachers.
He added that only 20 students would be accommodated per class to ensure the physical distancing protocol as stipulated by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) while 5,697 personnel had been trained to ensure compliance.
He said that the state government had made arrangements for the provision of functional water facilities, body thermometers, Sanitizers, and Sickbays across all the schools as well as the establishment of rapid response Centers in 25 Local Government Area in cases of distress.