Ebola: FG Orders Closure Of Schools Till Oct 13

In order to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus, the Federal Government has ordered that all private and public primary and secondary schools remain closed till October 13.

This was disclosed by Minister of Education, Mallam Shekarau Ibrahim, yesterday, while briefing newsmen in Abuja after a consultative meeting with state commissioners of education.

He explained that the decision was unanimously made by  the stakeholders at the meeting, adding that  all organised summer classes going on in the country should also be suspended.

The Federal Government also ordered all tertiary institutions to suspend , staff and students exchange programmes, as well as major international seminars and workshops until further notice.

Shekarau added that all state Ministry of Education had been similarly directed to work in collaboration with health workers in the monitoring of the schools before and after reopening.


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