Presidency Speaks Again On Reopening Of Schools

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Presidential Task Force Chairman stated in a press briefing yesterday that it is not yet safe to reopen schools in Nigeria.

Boss Mustapha also claimed that they have received reports from different states planning on reopening schools, television viewing centres and other places that attracts large gathering of people.

The Presidential task force also claimed that it is not safe to reopen schools at this point in time.

He added “We have received reports from states who are contemplating the reopening of schools, viewing centres and other places where large gathering take place.”

The presidential task force (PTF) re-emphasises that it is not yet safe to do so and that utmost caution should be exercised in this regard.

The Presidential Task Force guidelines should be complied with while considering decision on this in the future”.

Boss Mustapha also appealed to the state ggovernment to embark on more testing and make sure people keep rules and guidelines given.

The Presidential Task Force appeals to state governments to embark on wider community testing, enforce rules on social distancing and step up community engagement, risk communication, and pay attention to places of large gatherings,”he said.

Nigerians, the Federal government is really working hard to see that students resumes back to school, but they want. Parents and students should be very careful and disregard fake news on resumption of schools.

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