The Federal Government has finally declared that all schools across the country, both private and public should resume on Monday, January 18, 2021.
As noted by The Nation, the decision was made after reaching a consensus with governors, commissioners and other stakeholders
The consensus was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, who confirm the information said :
“We have had extensive discussions with state governors, proprietors of schools, labour /staff unions and students’ representatives. And the consensus is that we should reopen all schools.
“But the reopening of schools will be in compliance with COVID-19 protocols, especially strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical procedures.”