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plans to reopen schools will not be done in two weeks as rumoured

The Federal Government has disclosed that there are plans to reopen schools nationwide soon, however, this will not be done in two weeks as being rumoured. This was made known by the minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 news conference in Abuja following rumours that the Federal Government would reopen schools in the next two weeks.

The Federal Government had ordered the indefinite closure of educational institutions nationwide as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister said the schools would be reopened when the safety of the school children could be guaranteed. He said the government is being careful as not to endanger the lives of the school children and further spread of the coronavirus in the society.

He added that his ministry is working with other relevant stakeholders and agencies of government to put necessary measures in place that would guarantee the safety of children before the schools are reopened.

He said: “We all are seriously interested in reopening and I believe we will reopen soon. But I can’t confirm what your children...................Read more

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