The Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.
While congratulating children in the country on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation urged stakeholders to begin to take steps that would aid the reopening of schools.
He said, “I wish to inform Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Education will roll out measures for the self-reopening of schools.
“The Presidential Task Force wishes to use the occasion of this celebration to congratulate our children and assure them, their parents and all stakeholders alike that all hands are on deck to reopen schools at a safe time.
We, therefore, use this medium to urge states, local governments, proprietors and all other stakeholders to begin to take steps that will facilitate an early and safe reopening.
Ekiti Government To Establish Ranches In The State
Ekiti State government has declared its plan to establish ranches in line with the federal government National Livestock Transformation Plan.
In a statement released by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Akin Omole, said the State government was ready to key into ranching as a step to stop the increasing numbers of killings and kidnapping by the herdsmen which has become a major crises in the state.
Omole while speaking stressed that the state government can no longer bear the entrenched level of criminality by herders who unleash their terror on the innocent Farmers and the law abiding citizens of the state.
Omole maintained that the state government is working hard to make sure lives and property of the Ekiti citizens are safe.
Recall the incident that occurred recently in Ikole Local government where herders killed two innocent farmers in their farm.
Breaking: Students, Staff Of Government Secondary School Kangara Abducted Again
In a new incident that took place in Niger State in the early hour of Wednesday, Students and staff of government secondary school, Kangara has once again been abducted.
The students and staff in one of the school hostel were assembled and all taken away by the abductors.
Total number of the students and staff abducted is yet unknown.
In another swift report, 10 out of the abducted students has been rescued.
South West Governors To Meet In Ondo With Leadership Of Miyetti Allah
As a result of ultimatum given to the Fulani Herders in Ondo State, the south west Governors will meet with the Leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on January 25.
The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, gave the Fulani Herders in Ondo State Forest Reserves seven days ultimatum to vacate the area as a result of their involvements in the constant attacks and other criminal activities happening in the state.
According to the report, the basis of the meeting is to find lasting solution to the unending banditry and the rifts between the herders and farmers in the state.
The Chairman, Ondo state chapter of Miyetti Allah, Bello Garba, says the Leadership of the Association is already on ground to attend the meeting slated to hold today Monday 25.
“The National Chairman of Miyetti Allah is in town now and I cannot talk about what we want to discuss at the meeting but I can assure you that we are going to address the press tomorrow after the meeting,” Bello said.
Presidency had earlier made the statement that the Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, have no right to ask the Fulani Herders to leave his state.