The Federal Government of Nigeria has given all school proprietors up to July 29 to meet all the COVID-19 rules discharged for the safe reviving of schools.
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, made this known today July 17.
As indicated by an announcement discharged by the Ministry of Education’s Director of Information, Ben Goong, the Minister said schools are required to attempt self-evaluation and send criticism to State Ministries of Education, not later than July 29. The Minister included that an official date for safe reviving of schools will be declared once these rules have been set up.
Nwajiuba said the Federal Ministry of Education, counseled broadly with the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the Education in Emergencies Working Group before creating and flowing the rules gave for the reviving of schools. He added that a component to evaluate and screen consistence with the rules will be set up.
“Interviews with important partners will be held to survey the circumstance and settle on a particular date for reviving or something else.
“Moreover, the Minister stated, having taken the excruciating yet important choice not to revive schools without essential arrangements to guarantee the security of understudies and educators, the Federal Ministry of Education has proceeded with interviews with partners, and a component to evaluate and screen consistence will be set up,” the announcement said
With respect to 2020 WASSCE that has been dropped, Nwajiuba said
”We met with WAEC on Monday and have consented to additionally talk with four different nations on another assessment date. We welcome the worry appeared by all partners and note the disparate perspectives communicated on the issue.
Guardians ought to be have confidence that the wellbeing of our understudies and instructors is central as we work steadily towards expedient reviving of our schools for the leave classes to take outside assessments.”