The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that, the fumigation of schools against corona virus will commence on Tuesday, in other for the reopening of academic activities.

Muhammad Mahmood, the  Minister of Environment, disclose this on Monday while briefing the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

He stated that the postponement in the disinfection process was there they would be enough group on the ground to carry out the duties.

“The delay is because it is better to disinfect and decontaminate within a short period of time so that the kids will be going back into these classes when they have been freshly decontaminated.

“This is because the chemicals we use are chemicals that are not long-lasting; they have short contact time to do their job. So we will be getting this done before Monday when they (schoolchildren) will be back to use these classes,” Mahmmood said.

Meanwhile, Lagos State government, for example, has declared resumption of schools for 'finalist classes’.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had directed students in Basic Six, JSS 3 and SS3 to resume on August 3, 2020.

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