The Federal Government has given the greenlight for schools to resume on January 18.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, confirmed this to THE NATION on Thursday.
He stated that this decision was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja.
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He 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.”