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    Kamzy
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    By PRNigeria

    The Federal Government has okayed the reopening of schools and the orientation camps of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) nationwide. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, said the task force recommends phased return of students. Aliyu said, “For educational institutions which include daycare, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. Educational institutions should begin the process of working towards potentially reopening within this phase.

    “However, we strongly recommend that states conduct a risk assessment to ensure all schools are at a level of compliance and create a monitoring mechanism to assess, create, and monitor this level of preparedness.” On the national youth service, Dr Aliyu said the task force was in the process of developing “strict guidelines” to forestall the outbreak of infections when NYSC camps reopen. Aliyu said, “For the National Youth Service Corps, the NYSC is to consolidate on safety measures currently being put in place and start preparing for the reopening of orientation camps when educational institutions open. “We are in the process of developing strict guidelines to ensure there is no outbreak of Covid-19 when this process starts.”

    The NYSC Director-General, Brig. General Shuaibu Ibrahim, said the scheme had embarked on measures to enable safe and efficient conduct of its operations as soon as FG approved the reopening of its camps. “Conscious of the possibility of the further or complete lifting of lockdown, the strategies mapped out by the NYSC management had taken care of various scenarios and would be presented to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Centre for guidance,” Ibrahim had said.

    #183
    Chika
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    This is good news! But this if they will not hurt the plan. It is clear that the government do not care about us.

    #203
    Nkechi
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    This one is too much, let the schools open for children to go back to school.

    #205
    Somadina
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    This is good news. If the states will resume as soon as possible.

    #209
    Ezeibe
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    As a matter of urgency, schools needs to be reopened. So that our students can be back to their respective schools.

    #218
    Glory59
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    Good! At least, our children have hope now.
    @Chika, I don’t think they can stop the plan this time.

    #278
    Oluwole
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    Patiently, we have been waiting to hear this good news.

    #635
    Linda Ifunanya
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    Schools should be opened and the government should as a matter of urgency invest in the health sector to enable fight the pandemic

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