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Video: Government To Reopen Schools Soon – Minister Of Information Reveals

The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, In an Instagram live Q&A session with Ghanaians on Sunday, May 17th 2020, revealed that the President is in talks with stakeholders on reopening of schools soon. This was made known with the statement:


“The government is looking at reopening schools. The President is engaging with stakeholders to know the way forward”.


This comes after the Ghana Education Service called on leadership of teacher bodies like GNAT, NAGRAT among others, to contribute ideas on the safety measures to allow students back to school should Government lift the ban on school’s come 31st May 2020.


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Statement By The Minister Of Information


According to the Minister of Information, government will be considering regular testing of students when schools resume. He also revealed that authorities will make sure every student is equipped with face masks before reporting to school.

The Minister however acknowledged that it is a tough decision and assured the populace that, “the President will update us soon on the matter.”

In the early months of March government gave a directive for closure of all basic, second cycle and tertiary institutions as part of measures to contain the coronavirus  pandemic.


Watch The Official Video Below


Note that the video is over 30 minutes long.



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Everyday Ghanaians giving me feedback during covid

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  1. Please we want the board of Education to reconsider this because some schools don’t have enough boarding facilities such that the boarding facilities are all occupied before the pandemic and now that we will resume social distance cannot be ensured in such society and other measures and some students from far places when they get to boarding House they don’t visit hospitals so how on earth if the contract this disease and it has a mild symptoms we will be effected with it

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