Kano fixes Oct. 26 for reopening of tertiary institutions


The Kano State Government has fixed Oct. 26 for reopening of the state-owned universities and other higher institutions of learning for continuation of 2019/2020 academic session.

The state’s Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, made this known at a news conference in Kano on Monday.

She said the decision to reopen the institutions was reached at a meeting with stakeholders, adding that the government had decontaminated the schools.

Mahmoud said government would provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to all the institutions to protect students and check the  spread of Corona virus.

It would be recalled that primary and secondary schools in the state resumed on Oct. 12.

The state government had fumigated the schools and distributed PPEs to over 8,500 public and private schools