The Federal Government this Monday evening, June 29, 2020, announced the reopening of schools as part of modifications to the COVID-19 lockdown, the phase two of which it extended for another 30 days.
The resumption is, however, limited to graduating JSS 3 and SSS 3 preparing to write their final examinations.
Chairman of the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force (PTF), Boss Mustapha, announced this during today’s briefing by the Task Force in Abuja.
He also announced the lifting of the ban on inter-state movement but excluding the curfew period of 10pm – 4am.
Mr. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), equally announced that airports would reopen in phases.
Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567, the NCDC said on Sunday.