Schools were closed since march in order to prevent the spread of corona virus in the country.
However, the FG announced the resumption of student will occur gradually from August 4, 2020, to write this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination from August 17, 2020, through September 12, 2020.
Few state in Lagos state and Kogi will gradually prepare for the announcement of the opening of schools in the mid – september. On Thursday, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja announced the gradual opening of schools.
Aliyu said, “For educational institutions which include daycare, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. Educational institutions should begin the process of working towards potentially reopening within this phase.