Students of Nigeria tertiary institutions under the umbrella of the National Association of University Students (NAUS), National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS), and National Association of Colleges of Education Students (NANCES), has called on the Federal Government to stop paying salaries of university lecturers and its other officials.
According to the students body, university lecturers and its other officials have continued to advocate for continuous closure of schools without proffering solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
It also threatened a nationwide protest if the Federal Government should not arrive at a resumption date for reopening of schools in the country within the next two weeks.
Furthermore, it decried government’s decision to cancel the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). It affirmed that the examination can still be written provided social distancing rule, and other safety protocols is observed.
All these were deliberated and concluded during a virtual meeting held by the students body on Thursday.
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