Delta STATE Government has trained 5,697 teachers on COVID-19 protocols to ensure adequate safety of pupils ahead of schools reopening.
Mr Patrick Ukah, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, disclosed this in a statement in Asaba on Wednesday.
Ukah said that the training was organised by the state’s Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, in collaboration with Ministry of Health.
He stated that the training , was aimed at ensuring that the trained teachers would in turn train others in their various schools.
He reiterated the state government’s commitment to safeguard the health of residents, especially teachers and school children. Ukah said that the training was informed by the need to encourage teachers and to ascertain their level of commitment toward safeguarding the health of school children and the school community.