The management of Kaduna Polytechnic has said the institution has put in place COVID-19 safety measures that will ensure safe re-opening for students whenever the federal government permits.
The rector of the institution, Professor Idris Bugaje, on Thursday, July 16, said the polytechnic had acquired Ultraviolet equipment to check the temperature of people. In addition to this, the school also has in its possession, UV based sanitizer which we are being used with 210 nanometers.
“This bandwidth of ultraviolet radiation is not harmful to the eyes or skin, so by the time you pass through this, any type of germs or virus in your body will be killed,” he stated.
Bugaje also pointed out that the institution has a very robust clinic to accommodate sick patients and all the necessary Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) have been put in place.
Meanwhile, amid the growing tensions over whether or not the Nigerian government should reopen schools, a university don, Professor Peace Chinedum Babalola, while speaking on Wednesday, July 15, during the university’s virtual matriculation ceremony offered a piece of advice on how schools can be safely reopened. Babalola who is the vice-chancellor of Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Ogun state, advised the federal government to adopt “staggered” resumption of schools.
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