Olusegun Bamgbose, Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has warned mother and father within the nation towards sending their kids to highschool because the Federal Authorities insists on Monday, January 18, 2021, resumption date.
Bamgbose warned that the federal government’s insistence to reopen colleges at this level when the variety of COVID-19 circumstances is rising every day is a really massive threat.
In accordance with him, the federal government could not deal with the scenario in the long term.
Bamgbose had earlier warned the Federal Authorities of the attainable hazard of opening colleges at this crucial second.
Additionally the Home of Consultant and the Medical Unions, comprising Nigerian Medical Assurance, NMA, Nationwide Affiliation of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, Nationwide Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors, NARD and the Affiliation of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, AMLSN have not too long ago warned the Federal Authorities to droop the college resumption for now.
“Mother and father must be warned to not launch their kids to renew college for the meantime,” the senior lawyer advised DAILY POST on Monday.
“It’s not advisable to take the chance not minding that the Federal Authorities has okayed resumption. The personal colleges homeowners will need to have pressured the Schooling Minister to reopen colleges.
“It’s most certainly additionally that they did PR to weaken the Ministry. Nobody must be towards college reopening, however excessive warning must be taken.
“The tertiary college students can resume, however I nonetheless insist that these in main and secondary colleges ought to keep at residence for no less than 4 weeks to observe occasions.
“The Home of Reps have equally lent their voice to it. I’ll need to warn mother and father to withhold their wards for now from resuming college right this moment.
“Dwell has no duplicate. Warning is the key phrase. Our medical personnel are but to deal with circumstances they’ve at hand and we need to create extra circumstances for them.
“The Authorities shouldn’t sacrifice the lives of our college students on the altar of stress from personal college homeowners, who’re extra all for making revenue on the expense of the lives of the scholars and academics.
“I consider it might be excellent and never misplaced to presumably vaccinate our college students earlier than resumption. Could the great Lord ship us from this dreadful pandemic,” he stated.