FG says there is no safe design for reopening the Nigerian tertiary institutions
PTF coordinator, Sani Aliyu, made this known, saying efforts are ongoing to flatten the Covid-19 curve – Aliyu said the reopening of schools for graduating classes was necessary so as to avoid losing a whole year to coronavirus crisis.
Briefing pressmen on Tuesday, June 30, Sani Aliyu, the coordinator of the presidential task force on Covid-19, made this known as Nigeria begins another phase in relaxation of lockdown. Aliyu’s position came on the heels of the decision of the federal government announcing “a safe reopening” of schools for the graduating classes nationwide.
The PTF coordinator said the government cannot afford to sabotage its efforts by reopening the tertiary institutions. He added that all measures recommended and approved by President Muhammadu Buhari were geared towards flattening the curve of Covid-19 crisis.