The Federal Government has given the go ahead for schools to resume on January 18.
The decision was taken after the ministry of education, Governor’s and commissioners of education and other stakeholders reached consensus.
The consensus was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, who confirmed this said Government has had extensive discussions with state governors, proprietors of schools, labour /staff unions and students’ representatives over the matter.
He however said the reopening of schools will be in compliance with COVID-19 protocols, especially strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical procedures.
SCHOOL RESUMPTION DATE OF 18TH JANUARY 2021 STANDS – MINISTER pic.twitter.com/TDAq76lbDs
— Federal Ministry of Education (@NigEducation) January 14, 2021