Responsive Ad Slot

Exchange Cryptocurrencies Instantly
Latest

Sponsored

FG Makes U-Turn, Suspends Reopening Of Schools Indefinitely

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Adamu Adamu
Education Minister, Adamu Adamu

The minister for education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has declared that schools across the country will not be allowed to reopen anytime soon because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking with newsmen shortly after the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Abuja on Wednesday, he added that Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) will not determine when schools will reopen.

He further explained that final year students will no longer be allowed to return to school contrary to what had earlier been believed.

Read Also: COVID-19: FG Writes Off N4.2bn Debt Of Broadcast Stations

He said he would prefer that Nigerian students lose an academic year than to expose them to dangers.

He appealed to States that have announced the resumption of school in their states to reconsider their position so as not to jeopardize the lives of the students, adding, “It is not safe to reopen schools now.”

Let's block ads! (Why?)



via: Information Nigeria

No comments

Post a comment

Don't Miss