Ebola: Primary and Secondary Schools’ Resumption Postponed Till October 13th, 2014


The Federal Government of Nigeria announced that all primary and secondary schools in the country will resume on October 13th, 2014 in a precautionary measure to ensure that the Ebola outbreak has been contained by time children resume school.

The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau announced the new resumption date after a marathon meeting with all the 36 state Commissioners of Education in Abuja on Tuesday evening.

Shekarau, who briefed journalists after the meeting, said all private schools in the country should also comply with the directive.He added that schools should suspend their summer programmes with immediate effect.

This is a move from the government that very much needed. Kudos.



  1. This is a good idea, but mind you that it will affect the Academic Calender of this Session, which is very bad.

  2. will this strike of student will not affect the activities and lecture of a student especially waec candidate.