All schools in Bauchi State are set to reopen from October 12 according to Aliyu Tilde the state Commissioner of Education.
Tilde said this in a news conference in Bauchi that the date was agreed after proper deliberation by stakeholders in the state.
He said that Tertiary institutions are however exempted from resumption yet.
The commissioner warned that any school that does not meet all the COVID-19 regulations laid down by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control would not be allowed to reopen.
He said at the stakeholders meeting that it was resolved that all primary and secondary schools in the state can reopen starting from October 12, subject to their adherence to all the COVID-19 regulations on school reopening.
He also said that no school will reopen unless and until it meets the conditions stipulated in the schedule of reopening.
Tilde explained that the NCDC focal person on COVID-19 in the state would monitor and ensure compliance with the conditions stipulated.
The commissioner also said all schools with low class population could resume fully and run their usual school hours since social distance can easily be achieved, while observing other COVID-19 school protocols.