The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta State says necessary measures have been put in place to safeguard lives of Primary Six pupils ahead of their forthcoming Cognitive Placement Examination.
The Commissioner in charge of the Ministry, Mr. Patrick Ukah, gave the assurance in a statement in Asaba, said the examination would hold on Sept. 26.
Ukah said that the preparation was in line with the COVID-19 protocols.
He said that the Ministry had on Thursday, supervised the distribution of hand sanitizers, hand towels, infrared thermometers, liquid soup and facemasks, among others, to all the 1,126 public primary schools in the state.
According to him, resumption of the Primary school pupils in the exit class was the third phase of the reopening of schools after the lockdown since March.