Hon Johannes Jigem, Commissioner for Basic and secondary education, introduced this on Thursday while briefing journalist in his workplace in Jalingo.
Jigem revealed that, after meeting and consultation with principals, parents and boards members, stakeholders resolved at 21st Sept for the reopening of schools throughout the state as directed by the state governor Darius Ishuku.
According to the commissioner, all school heads are to ensure strict adherence to the COVID-19 lay down guidelines as the Taraba state government was making doable efforts to offering the necessary safety materials across primary and secondary schools within the state.
The state government, nonetheless, directed all schools to wave the third term academic period and apply the same on school fees.
While calling on parents to comply with the directive, the commissioner explained that only primary and secondary schools are allowed to reopen for academics exercise as Taraba schools reopen September 21st.