College students are planning to protest in opposition to the federal government
College college students in Nigeria have given the federal authorities two weeks to announce a date for college resumption in all establishments of studying, failure would end in severe protest.
Recall that Nigerian college students have been at residence since March after colleges have been shutdown owing to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Based on LIB, the scholars below the umbrella of the Nationwide Affiliation of Polytechnic College students (NAPS), Nationwide Affiliation of College College students (NAUS) and Nationwide Affiliation of Faculties of Training College students (NANCES), at a digital assembly, decried Federal Authorities’s strategy in direction of resumption of studying establishments within the nation.
They condemned the FG’s resolution to cancel the 2020 West African Senior Faculty Certificates Examination (WASCCE).
Based on the scholars, WASSCE might be written whereas observing social distancing and different security protocols.
“It’s hardly possible that coronavirus could also be eradicated in a fortnight and after months of observing a number of security measures, there are little or no beneficial properties within the outcomes up to now recorded.
‘Enormous funds have been used to comprise the unfold of the virus, however we nonetheless have poorly geared up medical centres throughout the nation” they mentioned
The scholars additionally urged the Federal authorities to cease salaries of college lecturers and different officers for advocating the continued closure of faculties with out proffering options to the Covid-19 pandemic.