Former Vice-President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the Federal Government's decision to reopen schools in September 2020.
Atiku said he was pleased with the government's decision to reopen the educational institutions that were closed as a measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The federal government yesterday presented some specific guidelines for the reopening of the country's schools.
The guidelines, which were announced on Friday by State Minister for Education Emeka Nwajiuba, cover four issues.
According to other reports, the government has consulted widely and decided that schools should reopen on 5 September, which the former vice-president sees as a positive development.
Atiku had criticized the federal government's cancellation of the West African Senior Education Examination (WASSCE).
He had warned that the cancellation of WAEC would put Nigeria at risk because the country's economy is largely based on education.
In response to the new development, Atiku tweeted: "I am delighted with reports that @NigeriaGov and WAEC have decided to postpone the date of the exams until 5 September 2020.
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