The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Tuesday, disclosed that January 18th announced for school resumption in the country has not changed.
PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, stated this while featuring on a television programme.
Sani however revealed that the education minister has the final say on wether to change the resumption date or not.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had on Monday, had earlier said the Federal Government would review the January 18 earlier date fixed for resumption of schools across Nigeria during a PTF briefing on Monday
But speaking on Tuesday, Aliyu disclosed the minister did not say the date has been changed.
Aliyu said, “As regards schools, I just want to make a clarification, what the minister said yesterday was that they were going to review, he didn’t say that they were going to change the date. He said they will review the situation and let the nation know.
So, for the moment, it is still 18th January until the ministry of education comes back either with an alternative date or reconfirm that.”he Said
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