BREAKING: COVID-19: Buhari govt okays reopening of schools, gives condition

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The Federal Government on Monday said schools are allowed to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who made the disclosure, however, said only graduating students are allowed to resume.

Mustapha, who is the chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, explained that the measure would allow the graduating students resume and prepare for their final examinations.

He disclosed this during the taskforce daily briefing in Abuja, on Monday.

According to Mustapha: “Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations.

“Safe reopening of domestic aviation services as soon as practicable.”

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  • Chukwudi Sopuru June 30, 2020 12:01:21 AM
    Schools should be opened , though meticulous precautions are needed. Exam class should resume immediately
  • Madueke Precious June 30, 2020 12:00:15 AM
    That's nice, I just pray that the school admins adhere to the necessary precautions to avoid the spread of the covid-19 virus and they should also make provisions for the other classes to resume.candy news
  • Victor Onwuchekwa June 29, 2020 11:59:41 PM
    thanks for the information candy news
  • Rita Esene June 29, 2020 11:59:05 PM
    I hope the schools will be able to follow the government order
  • Ezinne Godwin Vivian June 29, 2020 11:59:05 PM
    Wow,this is a very good decision
  • Magnus Onyemenam June 29, 2020 11:59:02 PM
    Ok allow them to write their exams
  • Juliana Adejoh June 29, 2020 11:59:01 PM
    If the government really want the schools should to reopen, they should make sure all conditions for opening are well followed.
  • John Ernest ogechukwu June 29, 2020 11:58:44 PM
    Wow .. Hope the people and students would obey these conditions put before us
  • Bukola Olurunmola June 29, 2020 11:58:35 PM
    If they have decided to reopen school. Let it be for upper class
  • David Duru June 29, 2020 11:57:10 PM
    If they have decided to reopen school. Let it be for upper class
  • Kolawole Fajobi June 29, 2020 11:56:52 PM
    Wow .. Hope the people and students would obey these conditions put before us
  • Ossai Godfrey June 29, 2020 11:56:40 PM
    If they have decided to reopen school. Let it be for upper class
  • Ayomide Olowookere June 29, 2020 11:56:34 PM
    May God leads us to that day safely
  • Nkwocha Charles June 29, 2020 11:56:26 PM
    They should review this again am against only graduating students to return
  • Chinaenye Nwadike June 29, 2020 11:55:59 PM
    Mustapha, who is the chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, explained that the measure would allow the graduating students resume and prepare for their final examinations.
  • Abolade Olayode June 29, 2020 11:55:24 PM
    If the government really want the schools should to reopen, they should make sure all conditions for opening are well followed.
  • Uloma Chijioke June 29, 2020 11:55:10 PM
    If they have decided to reopen school. Let it be for upper class
  • Faith Uyobu June 29, 2020 11:55:04 PM
    That's nice, I just pray that the school admins adhere to the necessary precautions to avoid the spread of the covid-19 virus and they should also make provisions for the other classes to resume.
  • Oritu Moyinoluwalogo Ruth June 29, 2020 11:54:34 PM
    This is good news,no matter what all schools must follows the conditions.
  • Uloma Chijioke June 29, 2020 11:54:26 PM
    If they have decided to reopen school. Let it be for upper class
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