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FG Approves Jan 18 for School Resumption

The Federal Government has approved January 18, 2021 for schools to resume.

The consensus was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja.

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, confirmed this to newsmen on Thursday January, 2021.

The decision was made after reaching consensus with Governors, Commissioners and other stakeholders.

Echono said, “We have had extensive discussions with state governors, proprietors of schools, labour /staff unions and students’ representatives. And the consensus is that we should reopen all schools.”

“But the reopening of schools will be in compliance with COVID-19 protocols, especially strict adherence to non-pharmaceutical procedures,” he added.

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