President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reopening of schools for students of graduating classes.
Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID).
However, chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced on Monday, June 29 that the president has approved the committee’s recommendation that students of graduating classes (Primary 6, JSS 3, and SS 3) resume in preparation for examinations.
Other classes remain closed for further evaluation with schools, including tertiary institutions, encouraged to continue with e-learning and visual teaching.
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Interstate travels. The National Coordinator of the Presidential taskforce on COVID19, Aliyu Sani, while briefing newsmen this afternoon, said schools will only resume for graduating classes. Interstate travels to continue but only outside the National curfew hours which is 10pm to 4am.