The federal government of Nigeria has revealed when schools will be reopened for learning to kick back on upon the increase in the Number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria.
According to Dr. Osagie Ehanire, he said schools will be back to business when the federal government is able to ensure the balance in safety and optimum prevention of COVID-19 in the country.
Both schools and religious worship places were banned at the start of the outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria, but about a week ago, religious places were announced and given the go-ahead to reopen while school is still on lockdown.
Dr. Osagie Ehanire in the 100th day briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 in Abuja explained that no date has been set aside for the resumption of schools.
According to Dr. Osagie;
“There is no fixed date on schools’ resumption. The presidential task force on COVID-19 is studying the situation, carrying out reviews every two and four weeks to assess the situation and judge when it is safe.
“The Federal Government is taking very seriously the balance between safety and preventing of disease explosion, and the opening of schools.
“We are encouraging schools to embrace online training and education as much as possible.
“As soon as the details are established and the risk of transmission is measured and established, then, schools will reopen.”