The Federal Government has said there is no date yet for schools in the nation to continue in spite of the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a slow lockdown unwinding on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, the Federal Government has said.
The administration likewise said that the West African Examinations Council has not dropped its outer tests as understudies will in any case need to proceed to take those tests when the legislature makes certain to have taken great consideration of the students.
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering to an inquiry during the every day instructions by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic.
The clergyman clarified that the Federal Ministry of Education couldn’t predict or give any date when schools would continue in the nation.
Nwajiuba noticed that the national government was not prepared to put kids in danger by opening schools.
The clergyman stated: “The President really tended to the issue of the opening of the economy progressively. Until that is done, we can’t predict or promptly disclose to you when all the schools will be revived. It won’t be legitimate for us to just give you a date. It must be couple with these initial terms. We would prefer not to put our kids in danger. None of these schools can work all alone without the general public.
“On the topic of kids elevating to the following class, those tests will happen when we are fulfilled that the kids have realized what is sufficient for them to move. For the individuals who are in the leave classes of junior essential and senior optional schools, we are getting ready them and will proceed to.
This will go on until we are certain that they are prepared for the outside assessments. The West African Examinations Council has not dropped their outside tests. It was deferred uncertainly. This uncertain nature is with the goal that we can get an unmistakable date. Understudies will in any case need to proceed to take those tests when we are certain that we have taken great consideration of the students.