The Federal Ministry of Education has reacted to the fake news that schools would be reopening on June 1st 2020.
The viral news which have been seen on various social media platforms and Whatsapp groups is false and should be disregarded. Gistvic Blog reports.
The Nigerian Ministry Of Education while reacting to the news on twitter platform, wrote;
“FAKE NEWS ALERT!!!! There is currently no confirmed date on the resumption of Schools Nationwide. These are purported news articles to dissuade the public. Kindly Disregard”
NB: At the time of writing this report, The Federal Government of Nigeria has not given any order that all universities and polytechnics (both private and public), are to resume back to their academic activities on 1st of June 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
There is currently no confirmed date on the resumption of schools Nationwide as the confirmed cases of covid-19 has increased to 3,912 with 679 recovered and 117 deaths.