The federal government has directed the reopening of all federal schools across the country.
Minister of education, Adamu Adamu who made this known at a media briefing on Friday, said ”unity schools” are to reopen on October 12 while private and state schools will determine their own opening schedule.
“We have consulted widely with all stakeholders in the education sector. Our eyes and ears are opened to the international media. I’m glad to report that there has not been any single case of COVID-19 in all Unity Schools. No single fatality among the students.
“We have come to the conclusion that we have to review our decisions. After consultation with PTF, we have resolved that our Unity Schools be opened on October 12, 2020.”he said.
Adamu urged academic institutions to maintain strict compliance with non-pharmaceutical COVID-19 protocols.