Bamenda I council prepares schools for June 1st resumption

Classrooms disinfected

In preparation for school resumption, the Bamenda I council has disinfected class rooms and dormitories to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

This was done Saturday May 30, 2020, whereby a total of 20 schools were disinfected by the council ahead of Monday June 1st, resumption.

Bamenda I council executive

Speaking on behalf of the council, the first deputy Mayor madam Ndumu Anna says the council is simply following the Prime Minister's call to prepare these schools.

"We are just trying to respect the measures put in place by the government to prevent infection when schools resume. Our focus is the walls, doors, boards chairs, dormitories and staircases. Where the children can easily touch."

"It is not only disinfecting that prevents the spread of this virus. The Prime Minister had earlier sent in COVID-19 preventive kits that will be used by these schools to fight against this pandenic. We are just doing this as an addition to support what they already have." she added.

Sis Sylvie Lum, acting principal of Holy Rosery Integrated Comprehensive Technical College Bamendakwe (ICTC) in receiving the team, expressed the school's gratitude towards this gesture and how prepared they are.

"I wish to say a very big thanks to the Bamenda I council for coming to disinfect our schools in preparation for school resumption. We are prepared for the resumption social distancing, hand washing and thermoflash all ready to check students in case of any abnormalities."

Schools in the country and the world had been suspended due to the outbreak and persistence of the coronavirus pandemic. Cameroon government after suspending schools earlier this year, have made a declaration for examination and universities to resume come June 1st, 2020.

While students are preparing to return to school, fear still fills the minds of some parents. Students are generally called upon to pretect themselves, following the necessary measurs and staying safe.

Cameroon currently has a total of 5,904 confirmed cases, 3,568 recovered and 191 deaths.


Anye Nde Nsoh

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  1. I hope there will not be a corona matter to be settled