Minister Of Health, Gives Update On When Schools Will Reopen

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The Federal Government has revealed when schools will reopen, amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister for Health said schools will reopen when government is able to ensure balance in safety and preventing of COVID-19 explosion across the country.

Schools, religious and public gatherings were banned about two months ago by the federal government due to the coronavirus outbreak.

After months of closure, government, however, relaxed the ban on religious gatherings for four weeks while schools will remain closed.

However, Ehanire, while addressing reporters during the 100th day briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 in Abuja, over the weekend said no date has been fixed for reopening of schools.

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The Minister said government would continue to monitor and study the situations with a view to deciding when to reopen schools.

According to Ehanire: “There is no fixed date on schools’ resumption. The presidential task force on COVID-19 is studying the situation, carrying out reviews every two and four weeks to assess the situation and judge when it is safe.

“The Federal Government is taking very seriously the balance between safety and preventing of disease explosion, and the opening of schools.

“We are encouraging schools to embrace online training and education as much as possible.

“As soon as the details are established and the risk of transmission is measured and established, then, schools will reopen.”

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  1. The FG. Should please allow us to go back to our normal way of studying. It’s now getting too late an for how many days did they want to decide on the excat day for school resumption.. see for me I’m tired of staying at home ooo . And more so when we are been tought i mean when we have the opportunity to receive lectures face to face from our lecturers some time we don’t understand what we are been thought until they reapet the topic several times before we could be able to understand .. but now you are advising us to make it online class Soo tell me in this situation I mentioned above how do we want to understand this oo . And mind you once you turn on your data on your phone messaged from other apps will arrive. And it might be something very important Soo are you now trying to tell us that we should ignore all kinds of messages just because we want to attend class online…. Hhnnnmm so FG. Should please endevour to help us and help our career.. education is the best legacy! Where is the legacy???? FG.

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