THE Chairman of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board (ASUBEB), Patrick Ugboaja, said that over 2,000 head teachers in Primary and Junior Secondary Schools were trained in readiness for school re-opening in Anambra State.
Ugboaja disclosed this when Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Economic Planning, Sustainable Development and Foreign Donors paid a visit at ASUBEB Headquraters in Awka, adding that the head teachers were trained in six centres across the three senatorial district.
According to him, the head teachers and their principals are to oversee the re-opening of over 1,000 schools in the state after being equipped with COVID-19 materials and protocols for each school.
He noted that already, three-seater desks, sanitisers, soaps and hand washing buckets fitted with taps have been provided for the smooth re-opening of primary and junior secondary schools.
Earlier, Chairman of the Committee, Ebele Ejiofor commended Anambra State ASUBEB for judiciously executing the projects funded by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), hinting that the committee will visit the field to verify classroom blocks built and those being trained with UBEC fund.