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School Resumption Postponed Indefinitely Over Ebola



In an effort to curtail the possible spread of Ebola outbreak, the Ogun State government has extended the resumption of schools indefinitely in the metropolis.
Vanguard reports that the announcement was contained in a statement issued on Thursday, by the state’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
The statement explained that the decision was taken as part of efforts to check Ebola virus in accordance with the current global health challenge occasioned by the disease.
It stated that the resumption date for all public and private primary and secondary schools have been postponed till further notice.
The statement noted that the resumption earlier scheduled for September 15, 2014 has been postponed indefinitely.
In a related development, it would be recalled that on August 8, 2014, the Lagos State government directed Churches and Mosques in the state to suspend all crusades and other programmes that will converge huge crowd as part of efforts to chek the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. On Agust 10, 2014, three states comprising Ogun, Oyo and Bayelsa reportedly beefed up security and surveillance to contain the outbreak of the deadly ebola virus from spreading to their areas.

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