President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered that schools re-open on January 4th 2021.
During his 57th Jamhuri Day speech at Nyayo stadium, the president also ordered chiefs and assistant chiefs through the Interior ministry to ensure that all learners resume classes in the same period.
He added that the Ministry of Education, together with the Health Ministry, has developed sector specific protocols and guidelines to facilitate the reopening of all learning institution.
“We remain on course for the resumption of learning in all classes effective the 4th of January 2021 with the safety of our learners being our top priority,” said President Kenyatta.
The President also pointed out that the ministry of Education will also receive reports from all learning institutions regarding learners who will not report to school by the said date.