Chairman, Interministerial Committee on Coronavirus, Professor Adesegun Fatusi, has inspected schools in Okitipupa Local Government Area, to ensure compliance with COVID 19 protocols.
He called for the establishment of monitoring teams and COVID-19 Prevention Clubs in schools, as strategies to contain the spreading disease.
“We are calling on school authorities to intensify efforts toward educating students on universal preventive measures against the coronavirus pandemic”.
Vice Principal, Ofedepe Comprehensive High School, Okitipupa, Mrs. Funmi Akinboyo, said students had been exposed to the need to learn and adopt universally acceptable preventive measures against the coronavirus.
She maintained that in order to prevent its spread among students, the school management ensured adequate distancing among the students in classes, proper wearing of face mask, regular hand washing and other basic hygiene.