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Nigeria approves reopening of secondary schools after nearly four months of coronavirus shut down

August 4, 2020

The Nigerian government has approved the reopening of the country’s secondary schools since Tuesday after nearly four months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, despite the need for temperature tests on students before entering the centers. .

Nigerian Minister of Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba emphasized that between Tuesday and August 10th “all” centers will be reopened before some “adjust their preparations for the opening in the coming years”. Days “.

He also asked the country’s schools to “tell parents and students their specific opening dates to avoid chaos in the system,” a statement released by the ministry through its Twitter account.

Nigeria approves reopening of secondary schools after nearly four months of coronavirus shut downNigeria approves reopening of secondary schools after nearly four months of coronavirus shut down

Students must wear a mask, maintain social distance and use the wash basins installed in the centers to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

The Nigerian authorities have confirmed 44,129 coronavirus cases with 896 deaths, according to the Africa CDC, which reports to the African Union (AU).

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