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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  • John Nwatu June 30, 2020 12:00:31 AM
    Finally, one can go back to school. But person don already forget plenty. It is going to be more like starting afresh.
  • Ezinne Godwin Vivian June 30, 2020 12:00:11 AM
    Very interesting, more grace to our leaders
  • Nwaogu Kelvin June 29, 2020 11:58:40 PM
    I hope this conditions shall be of benefit to our parents please at least to ensure the safety of our children
  • John Ernest ogechukwu June 29, 2020 11:58:09 PM
    Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to schools reopening. I believe school owners should adhere to the conditions
  • Joshua Akinpelu June 29, 2020 11:58:03 PM
    I heard this today they are gradually starting for graduation clases
  • ThankGod Wosu June 29, 2020 11:57:56 PM
    Good job, buhari has done his part to aid teaching improvement
  • Uloma Chijioke June 29, 2020 11:57:50 PM
    They should educate teachers and owners of of school on things to do to avoid problem on the children.
  • Ossai Godfrey June 29, 2020 11:57:26 PM
    It is a nice suggestion l have long awaited For this, students are really forgetting what they learnt so far
  • Olayode Oluwafemi June 29, 2020 11:57:26 PM
    If all conditions can be meet them schools can re open
  • Bobola Ajimuda June 29, 2020 11:57:23 PM
    This is not a time to reopen school, Let parents teach their kids at home first
  • Sunday Blessing June 29, 2020 11:57:19 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
  • Bukola Olurunmola June 29, 2020 11:56:41 PM
    Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to schools reopening. I believe school owners should adhere to the conditions
  • James Fadiji June 29, 2020 11:56:31 PM
    To me this is still a risk, because the number of the covid19 cases are rising like wildfire everyday
  • OSADEBAMWEN OSEMWEMKHAE June 29, 2020 11:56:28 PM
    This is a good step band to the right direction for reopening of school
  • Nnadozie Precious June 29, 2020 11:56:19 PM
    I must say this sound very delight in the heart of many Nigeria students
  • Juliana Adejoh June 29, 2020 11:56:17 PM
    Itsis a nice suggestion l have long awaited For this, students are really forgetting what they learnt so far
  • Ikechukwu Korie June 29, 2020 11:56:12 PM
    Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to schools reopening. I believe school owners should adhere to the conditions
  • Victor Onwuchekwa June 29, 2020 11:55:24 PM
    thanks fir the information candy news
  • Oluwaseun Toyin June 29, 2020 11:55:19 PM
    Good job, buhari has done his part to aid teaching improvement
  • Chinaenye Nwadike June 29, 2020 11:54:20 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.
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