FG Submits Detailed Plan For Schools Reopening To National Assembly
Proposed plan to reopen schools have been presented to the National Assembly by the Federal Ministry of Education.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba , stated this when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education.
He said he was in the upper chamber to brief the federal lawmakers about his ministry ’ s plans for pupils who had been forced to stay at home following the outbreak of the COVID- 19 pandemic .
Nwajiuba refused to give details of the proposal , saying some people would misconstrue it as the ministry ’ s guidelines for schools reopening .
He said children are asymptomatic carriers and that no can prove whether they can infect each others, not even the health experts.
The Minister however expressed concern over the decision of the Oyo State Government to reopen its primary and secondary schools despite the current rising cases of coronavirus infection in the state.