On Monday, The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclose that schools may reopen in Nigeria after the suspension of interstate movement has been removed.

The government disclosed that it was been extra careful not to endanger Nigerians as  pandemic cases continuously increasing Nigeria.

Federal Government revealed that some countries that opened schools to its pulpil quickly reshutdown them when their cases escalated.

Emeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, disclosed this during the daily conference by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister said that the government had not disclose any date for school reopening as being circulated on the social media.

The federal government had in March shutdown all schools in Nigeria as part of efforts to curb the extension of the deadly corona virus in the Country.

The minister statement read in parts: “We want to open when it is safe to do so. We have heard about neighbouring countries that opened and shut. We have heard about cases spiking with children getting into school. Of all the things I will like to do, I will not like to experiment with your children.

“We want a situation where once we are sure it is safe, we can then take them into school.

“I have just finished a meeting with the representatives of WAEC and NABTEB and I understand how that worries our parents at the moment and how anxious our children are to know what next.

“As soon as those in charge of the blockade lift it because there is no way we can open our schools if teachers can’t come.

“So, we are looking at somewhere after the interstate lockdown is lifted. Because we will need that kind of openness for the children to move.”

Meanwhile, Three weeks after Israel lifted ban on all its schools and many are locking down the school again due to the rises in pandemic cases of corona virus among pupils and teachers.

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