Minister of State for Training, Emeka Nwajiuba
The federal authorities is not going to be reopening colleges in line with schedule after 80 per cent of oldsters kicked towards the thought.
This was said by the Minister of State for Training, Emeka Nwajiuba, whereas talking at Thursday’s briefing of the Presidential Job Drive (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.
Based on him, a survey confirmed that almost all mother and father are opposed to varsities reopening in the mean time, as they don’t need their kids for use as experiment.
“We’re preserving the youngsters at dwelling as a result of you may’t see coronavirus together with your bare eyes and might’t know if a toddler is asymptomatic or carrying the virus. If he does, and he goes again and infects one other individual, there is no such thing as a method for us to know.
“Previous to that, the ministry carried out a notion survey across the nation and 80 per cent of the responses had been assurances from mother and father that they’re not prepared to experiment with their kids. If there are mother and father prepared to experiment – to test whether or not it may work or not, we are able to invite them to a take a look at,” Nwajiuba stated.
Nigeria at the moment has 22,614 confirmed instances of COVID-19.
About 7,822 sufferers have been discharged, whereas 549 have died.