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Federal Government gives green light to safe reopening of schools

FG Okays “Safe Reopening” Of Schools.

Federal government has given greenlight to what they described as safe reopening of school in the country, in the next part of gradual easing of the lockdown order to stop the spread of the covld-19 pandemic.


The head of Presidential task force of covld-19 Boss Mustapha, disclosed this information at the regular daily briefing of the task force in Abuja on Monday.

He disclosed that the reopening of educational institutions was meant to allow student in graduating classes resume and prepare for examinations


In his statement he said

“I am pleased to inform you that Mr President has carefully considered the 5th Interim Report of the PTF and has accordingly approved that, with the exception of some modifications to be expatiated upon later, the Phase Two of the eased lockdown be extended by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30, 2020 through Midnight of Monday, 27 July, 2020.

“Specifically, however, the following measures shall either remain in place or come into effect:
“Maintaining the current phase of the national response, for another four weeks in line with modifications to be expatiated by the National Coordinator;
“Enforcement of laws around non-pharmaceutical interventions by States, in particular, the use of face masks in public places;
“Safe re-opening of schools to allow students in graduating classes resume in-person in preparation for examinations;
“Publication of revised guidelines around the three thematic areas of general movement, industry and labour; and community activities;

“Provision of technical support for states to mobilise additional resources for the response

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