The Federal Government of Nigeria led by Muhammadu Buhari has reopened schools across the country.
The reopening of schools comes in time Nigeria is battling the world dread-est pandemic COVID-19.
Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who made the disclosure, however, said only graduating students are allowed to resume.
The re-opening of schools (only for students in graduating classes, that’s Primary 6, JSS3 and SSS3) to allow them prepare for examinations.
Meanwhile Secondary and tertiary schools (public and private) to remain closed, until further announcement by the authorities.
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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.”