On Tuesday, the Lagos State government said it was yet to take a position on the recent directive by the federal government that schools across the country should resume on September 22.
This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, who said that the State Executive Council and that government would soon make a pronouncement on whether schools in the state would resume on the date or not.
Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, the Minister of Education, while announcing the reversal in Abuja, said the government shifted the date backwards, because the virus has been significantly contained.
The commissioner said that though government was y not yet definite on the resumption of schools, it was putting in place measures to check threats of the virus.
Idris said government met with schools proprietors, school heads and teachers on what they should do to prevent the Ebola virus.