FG Says No COVID-19 Test Is Required For Returning Students.

The federal government of Nigeria has ordered all schools to stop requesting for a compulsory coronavirus test from returning students.

In a statement released by Mr. Ben Goong the director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, the Federal Government has warned school authorities from asking students to undergo Covid-19 tests before they are admitted into their school.

“No Covid-19 Test Required for Resumption of Students. 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 a covid-19 test before they are accepted in their schools.” The statement said.

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