August 27, 2014 – Nigeria Postpones School Resumption To October Over Ebola Virus Disease
The Federal Government of Nigeria yesterday said it will put over all schools activities in the country until the Ebola virus issue in the country dies down.
As a preventive measures against the killer virus that has already killed 5 in Lagos, all private and public schools’ resumption has been postponed till October 13, 2014.
Hear what Education minister, Ibrahim Shekarau said during a meeting of senior teachers in Nigeria yesterday.
“All primary and secondary schools in private and public sectors are to remain closed until Monday, October 13.This is to ensure that adequate preventive measures are put in place before students resume,” he said.
Before now, Nigerian students had been scheduled to return to school on the 15th of September.