Public and private schools in the Federal Capital Territory as well some states across the country resumed for academic activities on Monday amid the second wave of COVID-19.
Our correspondents, who monitored activities at some schools in Abuja, Abeokuta, Osogbo, Ibadan, amongst others, observed partial compliance with COVID-19 protocols released by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.
At some schools visited by The PUNCH, there were no temperature checks for those entering the premises, even though nose covers were made mandatory for those accessing the school environment.
Handwashing facilities were also provided at the entrance of some schools but some students and parents did not wash their hands or use hand sanitisers before entering the school premises.
Nigeria is battling with the second wave of the pandemic as figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control show an alarming record of daily infections as high as 1,500 cases per day.
With the spike in Covid infections all over the country, experts have warned that failure to comply strictly with Covid guidelines may trigger the further spread of the novel virus.