The Ministry of Education (MoE) has partnered Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) waste management giants with the aim to disinfect and fumigate all high schools in the Central region as part of plans to reopen education institutions in the country safely.
The workout began on Friday, January 8th and aims to keep the schools safe for new and returning students on January 15th. The first days of the practice, schools benefitted from the writing or pasting of something here and then pressing the paraphrase button included Wesley Girls High School, Adisadel College, Mfantsipim Senior High Schools, St Augustine’s Senior High School etc.
The headmaster of Wesley Girls’ High School, Mrs Kay Oppong Ankomah, told the press about the pace and usefulness of their exercise in Ghana Education Service and Zoomlion.
She said that the disinfection contributed a lot to minimize the disease spread (Covid-19). In her school, she says a Covid-19 team was formed to teach students about safety precautions and to sensitize them.
“We are inviting the Covid Regional Education Team, and I have to say that all the protective precautions have been introduced to shield students from the virus. Continuing, Mrs Oppong Ankomah revealed that her school was expecting around 1,011 on reopening day.
The Wesley Girls’ High School exercise began 10:47 a.m., and among the buildings disinfected were dormitories, dining hall, laboratories, staff rooms, kitchens, showers, restrooms, computer laboratory etc.
“And I have to say that all is ready for school resumption,” said she.
Mr Gideon Sogbey, Zoomlion District Vector Control Manager for the Central region, said there would be fumigation and disinfection of hundred and twenty-nine(129) high schools in the region, including vocational and particular schools.