The Federal Government has announced conditions for the reopening of schools and tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
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Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State for Education, at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, announced the conditions on Tuesday.
“All Institutions must have (1) Hand-washing facilities, (2) Body temperature checks (3) Body disinfectants at all entering points to their major facilities including the gates, hostels, classes, offices, etc. (4) The whole premises of each institution must be decontaminated and (5) All efforts must be geared toward maintenance of the highest level of hygiene (6) Ensure Social and Physical Distancing in class sizes and meeting spaces,” he said.
He however warned schools not to reopen without the government’s authorisation. He said they should also wait for the go-ahead before putting the measures in place.