Schools Might Be Reopened After 21 June Interstate Travel Ban – FG
The Federal Government has stated that schools may also reopen in the country after the ban on interstate movement has been lifted.
The authorities stated that it was once been cautiousnow not to lead Nigerians into threat as Nigeria continues to document multiplied cases.
Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba mentioned this at some point of the briefing via the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday.
He noted that the authorities had no longer postedany date for college reopening as being speculated on the social media.
The federal authorities had in March shut all schoolsin the country as phase of measures to incorporatethe unfold of the coronavirus pandemic.
The minister said: “We prefer to open when it is protected to do so. We have heard about neighbouring countries that opened and shut. We have heard about instances spiking with children getting into school. Of all the matters I will like to do, I will now not like to experiment with your children.
“We desire a scenario the place as soon as we are certain it is safe, we can then take them into school.
“I have simply completed a meeting with the representatives of WAEC and NABTEB and I apprehend how that issues our mother and father at the second and how anxious our teenagers are to be aware of what next.
“As quickly as these in cost of the blockade raise it due to the fact there is no way we can open our schools if teachers can’t come.
“So, we are searching at someplace after the interstate lockdown is lifted. Because we will need that sort of openness for the children to move.”