Schools resume January 18, says FG


Federal Government of Nigeria has on Thursday approved January 18 for schools resumption after reaching agreement with Governors, Commissioners and other stakeholders.

This agreement was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja.

According to the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, who confirmed the news, he said: “We have had extensive discussions with state governors, proprietors of schools, labour /staff unions and students’ representatives. And the consensus is that we should reopen all schools.

“But the reopening of schools will be in compliance with COVID-19 protocols, especially strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical procedures.”


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