The Federal Government has on Thursday Affirmed January 18th as school resumption date for students in Universities and others.
This is coming after the education Minister meet with Governors, Commissioners and other stakeholders.
Recall that the minister had earlier disclosed that the government is going to review the resumption date over the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in the country
However 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 to Journalists said: “We have had extensive discussions with state governors, proprietors of schools, labour /staff unions and students’ representatives. And the consensus is that we should reopen all schools.
“But the reopening of schools will be in compliance with COVID-19 protocols, especially strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical procedures.”