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Niger is postponing the reopening of schools for two weeks because of the recent floods

The Nigerian government has announced that the reopening of schools, scheduled for October 1, has been postponed for two weeks due to the recent flooding in the African country, which left nearly 70 dead and 330,000 homeless.

Nigerian executive spokesman Zakaria Abdourahaman has indicated that classes will resume on October 15 “due to the floods which have caused significant damage” in various educational centers across the country.

It was also highlighted by a statement that the authorities are taking all necessary measures to comply with this new date, as collected by the ActuNiger news portal.

Niger is postponing the reopening of schools for two weeks because of the recent floods
Niger is postponing the reopening of schools for two weeks because of the recent floods

Nigerian Prime Minister Brigi Rafini visited several schools in the capital Niamey on Saturday to analyze the damage caused by rains and floods that hit different parts of the country and caused several schools to collapse.

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