Zoomloin Ghana Limited has begun the third phase of the disinfection exercise in all Senior High Schools in the Northern Region in preparedness towards the re-opening of schools on October 5, 2020.
During this period Zoomloin Ghana will disinfect various facilities within the schools, these include; classrooms, ICT labs, assembly halls, administration blocks, dining halls, libraries, dormitories, bungalows, among others.
He revealed that, about 79 Senior High Schools (SHSs) and 5,200 Basic Schools in the region are expected to be disinfected.
At the Dabokpa Technical Institute, Headmistress of the school, Mariam Mahama said the school had put in measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and explained that the school has produced enough face masks and veronica buckets to compliment what government will provide.
She said the school as a technical school has also self-financed and constructed some facilities to accommodate students upon their return and to ensure social distancing.
Assistant headmaster at the Ghana Senior High School in Tamale, Abdul Nasir Ismaella thanked the government and Zoomlion for the exercise.
He said management of the school were prepared to receive the students back to school, and indicated that COVID-19 safety protocols have been put in place to ensure that the students are protected from the virus.