The Federal Government of Nigeria has made the clarification on resumption date for schools in Nigeria and when the schools will be resuming. The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria and other parts of the world has forced many countries to lockdown. Schools are not in exception as Nigeria Government announced a total shot down of all the schools from primary to tertiary institutions.
President Buhari announced the first phase of easing the lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state. The Government also spelt out the rules and regulations as the condition for easing the lockdown. The schools are not captured in the ease of lockdown in Nigeria. Buhari also declared that schools remain closed until further notice.
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Many of these queries will be answered here, to start with, the Federal Government of Nigeria already excluded schools from the current ease of lockdown. The Government is making an effort to school to resume in September 2020 if the coronavirus pandemic is curtailed to some extent in Nigeria.
Lagos State Government through the Commissioner of Education Mrs Folasade Adefisayo recently issued a warning to private schools in Lagos State that may attempt to resume the third term academic session not to do so until the final declaration from the Federal Government. She itemized ways the private schools can engage their students. She advises schools to make use of online to reach out and teach their students at home.
All schools in Nigeria remain closed until further notice. The Federal Government, therefore, made provision for students to study at home both on National Television and online. The government also partner with some private online class to provide full access to teach students online. The article on how to access the online platform can be accessed here.
In summary, the Nigeria Government will communicate to every Nigerian resumption date for schools in Nigeria and it will be broadcast live by President Buhari in due time.