Minister of Environment Dr Mohammad Mahmood AbubaKar says the Ministry will establish surveillance Desks to monitor compliance to the COVID Nineteen protocols after disinfecting all Nineteen Thousand designated Senior Secondary Examination Centers, for the upcoming WAEC.
He stated this in Kaduna while briefing newsmen on the planned decontamination of schools by the Ministry.
Dr Abubakar explained that the ministry in collaboration with that of Education intends to disinfect schools nationwide to protect the health of learners and caregivers.
He said the exercise which entails the use of environmentally friendly and globally acceptable formulations will be administered by environmental health officers both at the federal and states level.
The Minister maintained that when the need arises, the ministry will embark on massive decontamination in states to prevent dangers posed by the disease.
In his contributions, acting Registrar Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria, Dr Yakubu Baba Mohammed said there are enough manpower and skills to successfully carry out the task.