After months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, states in Nigeria are set to reopen schools, especially the lower levels; primary and secondary schools. The Lagos government announced that both primary and secondary schools in the state will tentatively be reopened on Monday, September 21 while all tertiary schools will resume on Monday, September 14.Covid-19: Hilarious reactions as states set to reopen schools. Photo source: Daily PostIn Ogun state, Governor Dapo Abiodun has also announced the reopening of all schools .
The governor fixed September 21 for the commencement of academic activities in the state. Meanwhile, the federal government has also approved the full reopening of schools across the country for the commencement of the new academic session. The national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, gave the directive at the PTF briefing on Thursday, September 3.Aliyu, who directed the schools to conduct a risk assessment, said the reopening would be done in phases.