The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has reportedly announced Monday, June 8, 2020 as the official resumption date for universities, polytechnics and other schools in the country, recent reports suggest.
According to the reports, this revelation and disclosure was made by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
Mr. Boss assured and raised the hope Nigerian students and the general public when he stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will open up all financial Institutions, schools and also religious houses after this second stage of lockdown which will end June 1 and activities will begin normal on 8 June, 2020.
Mr. Boss went ahead to hint that the resumption can only be possible if new guidelines put in place to forestall the spread of the coronavirus pandemic after the lockdown relaxation if adhered to closely.
Meanwhile, in another report, the Minister of Education for State, Prof. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba contradicted the above mentioned date of resumption, stating that schools will surely reopen but not in two weeks as claimed.