Do Not Reopen Schools Now, ASUU Advises Federal Government

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suggested the Federal Government in opposition to reopening of colleges right now because the COVID-19 pandemic remains to be ravaging the nation. The president of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi gave this recommendation whereas talking with newsmen in Ota Ogun State.

According to him, the Federal Government wanted to handle the challenges of the training sector, present an excellent surroundings and assembly the circumstances spelt out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) earlier than reopening faculties.
Do Not Reopen Schools Now, ASUU Advises FG

The ASUU president listed the circumstances spelt out by NCDC to incorporate: provision of supplies for normal washing of fingers, face masks, isolations centres, house for social distancing and fingers sanitiser; including that most of the faculties would not have monetary capacities to fulfill these circumstances and necessities for reopening of colleges as a lot of them don’t even have operating water, would not have sufficient areas to advertise bodily distancing to not speak of getting facility for laundry fingers.

 

The ASUU president stated that placing all these necessities wanted collectively, to reopen faculties within the nation now would run to hundreds of thousands of Naira, which most colleges couldn’t afford.

Ogunyemi appealed to the Federal Government to offer the operating funds for the principals and head lecturers in order that they may present a few of these amenities of their faculties.

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