IN preparation for school resumption scheduled for exit-students on August 4, primary school teachers in Awka North Local Government Area in collaboration with staff of Awka North Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) have procured COVID-19 preventive materials to support Anambra state government in protecting school children from the pandemic in schools across the council area.
The materials which include seventy-eight big plastic buckets with tap, 78 alcohol based hand sanitisers and 78 liquid soaps are to be distributed to all primary schools in the council area.
The intervention by the teachers and staff of the LGEA was an initiative of the Local Government Education Authority Secretary for Awka North, Lady Benedine Anagor.
In his remarks, the Transition Committee Chairman for Awka North Local Government Area, Ferdinand Onwuje described the gesture as unprecedented, encouraging the teachers and staff of LGEA whom he said have been very supportive in promoting education in the area to continue with the good works in Awka North, and assured them of his continuous support.
Speaking Earlier while distributing the items to various primary schools in the area through their teachers, who were present during the event, Secretary for Awka North LGEA, Lady Benedine Anagor who commended the teachers for their cooperation in making the project a reality, explained that on procurement of the materials teachers and LGEA tasked themselves.
Lady Anagor called on good spirited individuals in the council area and beyond to support them on the initiative with their resource, advising beneficiary schools to make judicious use of the items.
On their parts, some of the teachers including the Head Mistress of Ebenebe Community Primary School, Christiana Okoye and a teacher at Community Primary School Amansea, Ogechukwu Nnamezie commended Lady Anagor for the initiative which they said will immensely help in protecting children from coronavirus, and promised to properly manage the items in their various schools.