FG Experimenting With Poor Nigerian Lives, Says ASUU » Gisthour
The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday insisted that it’s not ripe for faculties to reopen within the nation.
The union stated the Federal Government’s directive for faculties to reopen throughout the Federation amid the coronavirus pandemic may endanger the lives of poor Nigerian pupils.
ASUU National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, made this place recognized whereas that includes on Channels Television’s programme, Sunrise Daily.
“What we try to do now could be a crash mannequin – an experimental method. We need to experiment with the lives of poor Nigerians – youngsters of the poor. Many of us in my bracket – possibly center class – our kids don’t fall into that class. And that’s most likely why we can not admire why we have to do the essential minimal.
“Are we saying that we should open schools without decontaminating the schools? For a government that could go openly to decontaminate streets, to decontaminate markets? Are lives in the schools not as valuable as those working on the streets? We need to do the basic minimum; it is not about income for teachers, income for workers here – it’s about what we need to do to avert disaster.”
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