THE Federal Government has said all primary schools and daycare centres across the country remained closed.
Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, stated this in Abuja on Monday while announcing the lifting of bans on interstate travels and domestic flights.
“All daycares and primary schools to remain closed till further evaluation,” he said during the 47th daily press briefing of the PTF.
Aliyu announced that the Federal Government has also approved “safe reopening” of schools in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown , noting however, that only students in graduating classes will resume.
The PTF led by Boss Mustapha, who is its chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) had on Monday morning met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him and also submit report and recommendations of the task force.
The president following the meeting extended extended Phase 11 of eased lockdown by another four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30 through midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.