School Resumption: Covid-19 test not required – FG

Some of the pupils in the visited schools and their teachers observing COVID-19 protocols. PHOTO:

 

By Joseph Erunke

 

ABUJA-THE federal government, Monday,declared that no COVID-19 test was required for returning students to be admitted into their schools.

But the government,in a terse statement by the Federal Ministry of Education, Monday,explained that only temperature test should be carried out on students. 

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In the statement released by the ministry’s Director,Press and Public Relations, Bem Goong, the government warned school authorities against “asking students or parents to undergo covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.”

 

The statement read in full:” The Federal Ministry of Education says no Covid-19 Test is required for returning students to be admitted into their schools.

“Only temperature checks should be carried out on students and any other person crossing any school gate.

” School authorities should therefore refrain from asking students or parents to undergo covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.”

 

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