Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has approved the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state
Ishaku gave the approval in a statement on Friday by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Danjuma Adamu on Friday in Jalingo Taraba State capital.
Adama said “with the advent of COVID 19, Governor Darius Ishaku had ordered the closure all Institutions in Taraba State since March 2020, the order for reopening of the Tertiary Institutions by the governor is to ensure that all the protocols of the pandemic are well observed during resumption”
“The governor has directed the ministry for tertiary institutions in the state to instruct the schools’ management over the protocols and also announce the particular date for the resumption”
The commissioner said the directive by the governor only involves Tertiary Institutions under the state ministry as well as private institutions.
“Institutions like the School of Health Technology Takum, College of Agriculture Jalingo and School of Nurse and Midwifery Jalingo were not included in the directive since they are not under the ministry of tertiary Institutions”
The schools that are to receive directives on resumption from the ministry of tertiary Institutions are the Taraba State University, College of Education Zing, Taraba State Polytechnic Suntai and all the private Tertiary Institutions in the state.