FG to review decision on school resumption ― Nwajiuba


COVID 19: FG to review decision on schools' resumption - Nwajiuba

Agrees with 4 countries to consider new date for WAEC

Gives proprietors July 29 ultimatum to meet specific guidelines

By Joseph Erunke

THE Federal Government has given school owners in the country up to July 29, 2020, to meet specific guidelines towards the reopening of schools at a date to be announced in due course.

This came as it had settled with four countries on a new date for the suspended West African Examinations Council, WAEC.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who stated this, Friday, in Abuja, said the ministry, having consulted widely, has in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC), the Education in Emergencies Working Group, developed and circulated guidelines for the reopening of schools.

The minister, according to a statement, Friday, by the Director of Information in the Ministry, Bem Goong, “school owners are to prepare and comply with the guidelines.

“Nwajuiba said schools are…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper