Concerned parties in the education sector will meet with the ministry of education to determine the reopening of schools in Kwara State on Wednesday.
School proprietors, as well as teachers’ unions, had before now protested the continued closure of schools since the government shut down schools to contain the spread of COVID-19 in March.
Over 50,000 infections have so far been reported across the country while the respiratory disease has claimed over 1,000 lives since it broke out in February.
PREMIUM TIMES in its weekly review of official data, published on Sunday, reported how Nigeria is gradually overcoming the virus, going by the dwindling rate of new infections.
Many state authorities have now announced resumption dates for all schools.
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