Schools To Resume January as PTF Gives clarification on resumption Date


Following the rumour spreading online that the Federal Government has Postponed the January 18 resumption date, The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Tuesday gives clarification as provided to Edustuff.

While the PTF Nationa, DR Sani Aliyu said schools in the country will resume on January 18 until the Ministry of Education announces further directive.

He made clarification on the statement made by the minister of education on Monday where is said the Federal Government will review the January 18 resumption date which was earlier fixed for schools in Nigeria.

Aliyu said, “As regards schools, I just want to make a clarification, what the minister said yesterday was that they were going to review, he didn’t say that they were going to change the date. He said they will review the situation and let the nation know.

The minister, who spoke at a PTF briefing in Abuja, attributed the decision to the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country.

Speaking further on the issue on Tuesday, the PTF coordinator said the minister did not say the date has been changed.

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