Abuja - The federal government on Tuesday approved the extension of the current holiday of primary and secondary schools across the country until further notice in order to prevent an outbreak of the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) among the students.
The extension of the holiday period of students is part of measures to curb the spread of Ebola virus in the country, reports NewsDay.
The government is however , silent how long the students would be on holiday.
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Jude Imagwe, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Matters, who broke the news of the extension, said President Goodluck Jonathan is worried and wary of the danger of the disease to the nation’s future generation.
He said the President has directed that schools should remain on holiday till the country find a way out of the outbreak.
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