COVID-19: Federal govt clears air on June 8 reopening of schools, gives conditions

Emeka Nwajiuba ,Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, , has debunked the rumour that shools will reopen on June 8.

He stated this during daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday, Daily post reported.

The minister asked parents and guardians to disregard the rumours making the rounds.

He said:
“June 8 school resumption date report is false,”

He revealed further the federal government’s model that will ensure all students don’t return to school at the same time.

According to the Minister “The plan entails adopting a two-shift system and allowing those who will write exams to return earlier than others.

“Use this period to upgrade skills and think of how to make their teachings impactful. Those running the secondary schools should think of what to do so that when We are also looking at having sanitization booths working with NASENI. It is a forewarning to private and State governments to ensure that these things are put in place before schools can reopen.”the Minister said.

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