FG plans to reopen schools but no fixed date yet
By Samuel Ogunsona
The Federal Government plans to open public and private schools in Nigeria but unsure of what exact date of the opening would be.
The Chairman, Presidential Task Force, Boss Mustapha said in his briefing on Wednesday monitored by Irohinoodua that the central government is anxious to open schools to ensure students again begin their studies.
Mustapha said: “I wish to inform Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Education will roll out measures for the self-reopening of schools.
Infections in Nigeria peaked at over 8000 on Wednesday amidst concerns that only few of the 36 states are involved in effective testing.
“The Presidential Task Force wishes to use the occasion of this celebration to congratulate our children and assure them, their parents and all stakeholders alike that all hands are on deck to reopen schools at a safe time.
According to him, the FG wants to ensure the children are prorectes at the same time are not robbed the prospect of their education.
“We, therefore, use this medium to urge states, local governments, proprietors and all other stakeholders to begin to take steps that will facilitate an early and safe reopening,” he said.