The federal ministry of education has said state governments are the ones to decide when to allow the reopening of schools
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the minister of state for education made the disclosure during a briefing
The minister said the guidelines for the safe reopening of schools has been made available to states
The federal government has said it has given permission to state governments to decide when to allow the reopening of schools in their respective states.
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the minister of state for education made the disclosure on Thursday, September 17, when responding to a question during the televised presidential taskforce COVID-19 briefing.
The minister stated that the federal government has already granted permission to the state governments to reopen schools.
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Nwajiuba, however, stated that state governments must adhere to the COVID-19 safety guidelines for the reopening of schools which was made available by the ministry of education.
He said after the federal government made the guidelines for safe school reopening available, local authorities were now the ones to determine when schools in their respective states should resume academic activities.
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