The state governments in South-East region have been fighting to end the Monday sit-at-home allegedly declared by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra.
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The Monday sit-at-home has affected the academic activities in Anambra state as students remained at home because of the fear of being attacked by hoodlums who were enforcing the order.
This development has great negative consequences on the students who now have four days for school activities instead of the normal Monday to Friday as school days.
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Available indicators have shown that the Anambra State government may have defeated the negative effects of Monday sit-at-home on academic activities after adopting Saturday as a school day.
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The report revealed that Quality assurance supervision and all other supervisions which usually hold on Monday will now take place on Saturday across the schools in the State.
The Anambra state government was able to think ahead and device a means to defeat the negative consequences of the Monday sit-at-home on academic activities in the State.
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The earlier attacks on innocent people by hoodlums to force compliance on the Monday sit-at-home created fear in the State and the students don't have choice than to remain at home on Monday because of the fear of being attacked.
The decision to adopt Saturday as a school day to replace Monday came few weeks after the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano led protest in Awka, the State capital to encourage the residents of the state to ignore the Monday sit-at-home and come out every Monday for their businesses.
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The new measure taken by the state government to approve Saturday as a school day will make it possible for schools to cover their syllabus and learn what they have missed before the vacation.
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