Primary and secondary schools in Nigeria may be resuming earlier than the October 13th date set, as the Federal Government has announced a possible mid-September review.
Schools May Open In Sept... As FG Plans Review Of Resumption Date
Schools may resume before the October date, initially set over Ebola fears, as the Federal Government plans a review for September
Speaking after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting, the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, said a body of experts had recommended the review.
Onyebuchi said the Minister of Education Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has been directed to meet with all states commissioners of education to agree on a date for resumption of schools nationwide.
The Minister revealed that a total of 7 people have died in Nigeria since the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease, out of a total of 18 persons infected
He added that only two patients of the EVD are still under treatment in Nigeria, one each in Lagos and Portharcourt.
Forty-one people are still under surveillance.
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