July 19, 2024

Schools may not resume Jan. 18: FG set to review date

The Federal Government is set to review the January 18 resumption date for schools in the country following rising COVID-19 cases.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this in Abuja at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing. Adamu said the government was reviewing the resumption date for schools in the country. 

“On the January 18 resumption date, we are reviewing it. We are going to review it.

“At the PTF meeting today, we considered it, and tomorrow, the ministry is going to take it up.”

On Sunday, Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpassed 100,000 mark after 1,024 new cases were registered.