The parents who were opposed to the decision reportedly protested and blocked the entrance of the hospital while the health officials hurriedly left the place. Private and public schools in the state were shut on Monday over safety concerns following outbreak of violence during the #ENDSARS protests. 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Most Americans think it is unsafe to reopen schools: Poll. Unmute. It was reported that the Senior Secondary three students (SS3) were expected to resume schools ahead of their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) but the government mandated each student to undergo a test as a precondition for resumption into school. “From today, the honourable minister of state for education, permanent secretary and directors will embark on an assessment tour of all Unity Colleges to ascertain and confirm the reports they have received from the Principals of Unity Colleges,” the statement said. “From today, the Honourable Minister of State for Education, Permanent Secretary and Directors will embark on an assessment tour of all Unity Colleges to ascertain and confirm the reports they have received from the Principals of Unity Colleges,” the statement said. NJ lays out plans to reopen schools. School adm inistrators should use the V.I. Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said that 104 unity schools will reopen to SS3 students from tomorrow, August 4. The New York City public school system, the largest in the nation, faces a big test this week as schools reopen. MORRISTOWN, NJ - As summer gets closer to the end, plans for schools to reopen are being discussed. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this in a statement on Monday through Ben Goong the Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry. In a statement by the Director, Press and Public […] Notify me of follow-up comments by email. In another report, scores of parents of private secondary school students in Ogun State, on Sunday, staged a protest over the compulsory COVID-19 test slammed on their wards by the state government. Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. The government had said no boarding school student would be admitted into schools without a certificate of COVID-19 test which must be negative. WITHIN NIGERIA is an online news media that focuses on authoritative stories, investigations and major headlines that springs from National issues, Politics, Metro and Entertainment. In a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, the lauded the Principals of the Colleges for the comprehensive preparation put in place ahead of tomorrow’s resumption. Speaking on behalf of the parents, Kehinde Sanwo, the vice-chairman, parents teachers association of one of the private schools in the state accused the government of discriminating between students in private schools and those in public schools. The public charter school is working with families to decide on what type of instruction is most comfortable. Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the decision of the Ogun state government to impose a mandatory N25,000 payment for COVID-19 and malaria tests for returning boarding students in private schools sparked protests among parents. Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered private schools across the state to reopen from Monday, October 26 for normal academic activities. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced the reopening on Friday in Abuja. All Rights Reserved. Public Sphere; Ralph Egbu; Shola Oshunkeye ... otherwise known as Unity Schools, will reopen on October 12th for continuation of academic activities. Public health specialists, including White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci, have said the best way to reopen schools is to contain the virus in the community.