FG Submits Proposal For School reopening to the National Assembly

The Federal Ministry of Education has presented a detailed proposal on its plan to reopen schools across the country to the National Assembly. The Minister of State for Education,  Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, stated this on Tuesday when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education.

Nwajiuba however refused to give details of the proposal, saying some people would misconstrue it as the ministry’s guidelines for schools reopening.

FG Submits Proposal For School reopening to the National Assembly

According to him, children are asymptomatic carriers. Nobody can prove whether they can infect one another even the health experts. He stated that whatever we know about the virus is based on what we have read.

He mentioned that the guidelines suggest how the country can still move the education sector forward =even in the face of this pandemic

“We don’t want to make it (proposal) known at this period so that some people will not take our proposal for the guidelines for schools reopening.

He kicked against the idea of some states reopening schools and others making plans to reopen schools in their states as it is against the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The vice-chairman of the panel, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, who presided over the meeting,  expressed the fears that the academic calendar could be distorted in public schools where no visible arrangement was being made to teach the children at home unlike their counterparts in private schools.

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28 Comments

    Possi
  • amazing post. nice one

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  • Sammysam
  • Please we need to get back to school

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  • Sammysam
  • What is really happening in this country

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      Sammysam
    • Thanks for the info sha ExpressEdu

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  • Sammysam
  • You guys should not raise our hopes high

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  • Sammysam
  • This one weak me oh

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  • Kanyinsola
  • Nice post

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  • Kanyinsola
  • They should pls be fast about it oo

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  • Tseyitan
  • i hope they consider this option very well

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • Please we need to get back to school

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • hope they consider this option very well

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • Great one indeed

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • Federal got’t is trying

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • ExpressEdu thanks for this news

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  • Ayonitemiisreal
  • Abeg more of this

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  • Tseyitan
  • im tired of staying at home

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  • Tseyitan
  • i just want to go back to school

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  • Tseyitan
  • staying at home doing nothing will actually affect all students

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  • Tseyitan
  • lets just keep praying for a better world

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  • Tseyitan
  • even with the fact schools are closed, but markets are been opened and corona virus is still very much in our communities.

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  • Tseyitan
  • they should just let us out

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  • Mrchunkus
  • This is a good development

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  • Mrchunkus
  • Hope it will productive for all.

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