Why schools might not resume on January 18 – FG

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Federal government has said that it is reviewing the school resumption slated for January 18

– The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, made this known on Monday, January 11

– Adamu said the decision was taken based on the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country

The federal government has declared that it would review the January 18 earlier date fixed for resumption of schools across the country.

Punch reports that the government on Monday, January 11, attributed the decision to the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country.

Legit.ng gathered that the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while answering questions during a press briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

The minister of education, Adamu Adamu said that January 18, resumption date is not feasible. Credit: @DigiCommsNG
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The minister said:

“On the January 18 resumption date, we are reviewing it. We are going to review it. At the PTF meeting today, we considered it, and tomorrow, the ministry is going to take it up.”

It was reported that the announcement was made on Monday, January 4, by the state’s commissioner of education, Folasade Adefisayo.

In a statement released by the spokesperson of the state’s education ministry, Kayode Abayomi, Adefisayo said the new date was in line with federal government’s directive that schools should remain closed at least until that date.

The Lagos government on Sunday, January 3, ordered that all schools in the state should remain closed till further notice due to the spread of the second wave of COVID-19.

The announcement was similarly made by the spokesman of the ministry of education in the state, Abayomi.

The announcement was similarly made by the spokesman of the ministry of education in the state, Abayomi.

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