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Coronavirus: ASUU Denies Telling FG To Postpone School Reopening To 2021

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied a drifting report that the body approached the central government to defer the reviving of schools till 2021 in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The explanation was given by the executive of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi in a telephone visit with Premium Times on Sunday, July 19. 

As indicated by the online news medium, Ogunyemi clarified that what ASUU really said was that the FG should possibly permit the reviving of schools when it is completely alright for understudies. 

"To start with, we didn't state schools ought not be revived until 2021. We just exhorted that schools be revived whenever it is viewed as safe for our youngsters," he said. 

Coronavirus: ASUU denies telling FG to postpone school reopening to 2021

Coronavirus: ASUU denies advising FG to defer school reviving to 2021 

ASUU director Ogunyemi says the association didn't advise FG to delay school reviving till 2021. Photograph credit: NAN 

Ogunyemi included that the government ought to go past basically creating rules for safe reviving on paper to guaranteeing that the rules are completely actualized for the wellbeing of understudies from essential to tertiary organizations. 

The ASUU administrator additionally noticed that colleges won't revive regardless of whether different schools do on the grounds that there is an uncertain among instructors and the legislature. 

"Discussing colleges, it ought to be noticed that the emergencies are past COVID-19. There are principal emergencies that will make colleges reviving longer and unthinkable for the time being. 

"We had since a long time ago told the administration our position and until they meet important conditions, colleges are not continuing considerably after COVID," Ogunyemi said. 

Ogunyemi, on Wednesday, July 1, noticed that wellbeing measures for students were not yet set up, including that the legislature should initially disclose to Nigerians who might give the conditions to the reviving of schools.

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