The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu at the end of this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting on Thurday revealed that the Federal Government is set to re-open schools and universities nationwide.
Malam Adamu stated that all schools in the country are expected to resume in phases with effect from Monday, 21 September for a completion of first semester examinations for tertiary institutions, and completing the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session for Primary and Secondary Schools in the country.
Adamu Adamu also said stakeholders were expected to continue to put protocols in place towards the reopening of schools according to the guidelines set by the Federal Ministry of Education.
Exerpt of the statement reads:
“Having conducted an assessment of schools within the country to ascertain the level of preparations for general reopening of schools in the country, the federal government has scheduled schools to resume from the COVID-19 break on September 21st for a completion of first semester examinations for tertiary institutions and abridged third term of the 2019/2020 academic session for Primary and Secondary Schools, which is expected to end on October 30, 2020″.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu also added that a televised broadcast will be made by the Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF), Mr.Boss Mustapha.