News Update: FG Orders All School In Nigeria To Reopen October 12
All schools in Nigeria are expected to be reopened on Monday, 12 October, as ordered by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The closing of the school was the result of the COVID-19 pandemic
The announcement was made today at a press evening by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. In its press conference, the Minister urged all stakeholders in the field of education to adhere to all safety procedures and recommendations laid down by the Presidential Task Force.
The statement reads:
“The decision was reached after exhaustive discussions with education stakeholders in the public and private sector as well ad international and development partners. All state and private schools are to work out their modalities to reopen their schools. All unity schools (Federal Government Colleges) should open by October 12. I’m glad to report that there has not been any single case of COVID-19 in all Unity Schools. No single fatality among the students”.