The Nigerian Ministry of Education has released an update towards the re-opening of schools in the country.
It was gathered that towards the re-opening of schools in the country, the Federal Government has given school owners nationwide, now till on the 29th of July 2020 to meet the guidelines that was released as at last week.
According to the Director, schools in country are to conduct self-assessment which has to be sent to the Ministry of Education unfailingly.
Schools are to undertake self-assessment and send feedback to State Ministries of Education, on July 29 2020, unfailingly.
Thereafter, consultations with relevant stakeholders will be held on 30th July 2020, to review the situation and decide on a specific date for reopening of schools or otherwise.
And on the issue of safe re-opening, he revealed that the Ministry has consulted widely with the education sector, State Governor's among others.
“We have consulted widely with stakeholders in the education sector, including the Commissioners of Education in all the states of the federation, the Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Provosts of Colleges of Education, Rectors of Polytechnics, Vice-Chancellors of Universities, State Governors, and development partners on the issue of safe reopening of schools.
Last week, The Nigerian Government had released several guidelines, ahead of the planned re-opening of schools at all level nationwide.
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