The Federal Government on Thursday 3rf September approved the full resumption of schools including; Primary, Secondary and higher institutions which were held back due to Covid-19 lockdown.
The Spokesman of the Presidential Task force on Covid-19 (PTF) Made this known on September 3rd, he also asked Schools to check for risks and follow guidelines before resumption dates are released through states.
“Meanwhile all daycare and educational institutions are to remain closed to in-passing classes until this level of risk is assessed and if there will be opening up schools, it must be staged and preferably carried out in phases to ensure that this does not pose a risk to the general public, and in particular developer bill groups that might end up getting infected by students going back home.”
The federal government had ordered a nationwide closure of schools in March to contain the spread of COVID-19 but in July, the government approved the reopening of schools for students who are currently sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
However, the official timetable alligned for the 2020/21 academic session was reportedly scheduled from September 21 till Dec 18th 2020.