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Schools Reopening: Federal Government, Stake Holders Agreed On A New Date. See Details

A senior officer working with the ministry of education confirmed to the daily sun in Abuja that schools in Nigeria would be reopened by September 2020.

According to the officer, the decision to reopen schools would be implemented after Schools have put in place all the necessary preventive measures to curtail the further spread of coronavirus pandemic.

However, the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, in a statement, on Friday, confirmed that Federal Government has given school owners in the country up to 29th July, to meet specific guidelines towards the safe reopening of schools.

The senior officer of the federal ministry of education, also briefed daily sun that, officials of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) are currently negotiating with lawmakers and some relevant government agencies to persuade government to reopen schools in order to allow graduating students take their final year Exams.

Recall that on Monday 13th July 2020, federal government released 52 pages preventive guidelines for safe Reopening of schools.

We strongly admonish all schools in the country to adhere to these guidelines in order to prevent teachers and students from the deadly virus.

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