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Covid-19: School Environment More Safer Than Homes-Students Tell Education Director 



The Suame Municipal Director of Education, Pastor Anthony Anyamesem-Poku, has ordered proprietors and headmasters of private schools to as a matter of urgency, distribute sanitisers provided by government to students.

According to him, most private Junior and senior high schools in the municipality have refused to give the sanitisers to the final year students as directed by government.

Pastor Anyamesem-Poku, gave the directive during his visit to some selected schools in the municipality to acquaint himself with the level of adherence to the Covid-19 protocols.

He disclosed to prevent the spread of to the virus in schools, government provided Adonko hand sanitisers to every student as well as other Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to both private and private schools Nationwide.

According to him, most private schools have refused to share the sanitisers to the beneficiaries in their respective schools.

He however commended heads of public schools for sharing the sanitisers to individual students as in fulfilment of government’s directives.

Pastor Anyamesem-Poku, was happy when most students described the school environment as more safer place than their homes.

According to him, the students trusted the safety protocols put in place in their various schools and their subsequent enforcement by school authorities.

The Director therefore advised the students to avoid communal activities and study harder to excel in their examinations.

On their part, the students and teachers disclosed that
school enivronments are more safer than home therefore it will be proper for government to reopen all schools.

According to them, government’s arrangements and policies make students more protected in school than at home.

The students noted that in school, teachers ensure full compliance to the Covid-19 protocols whereas at home they are vulnerable when the parents go to their workplaces.


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