The Federal Government said that the September 22 resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country would not be extended, Daily Trust reports.
Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, insisted that those who have reasons to believe that the schools should not re-open on that date should forward same to the Federal Government.
The Nigerian Medical Association, as well as other professional bodies have called for the extension of the resumption date for primary and secondary schools until the country is free of the the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD.
Also read: Schools to resume September 22
The government had on September 4, announced September 22 as the new resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country following the containment of the Ebola Virus Disease.
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