Nigerian Students today have threatened to embark in nationwide protest if the Federal Government failed to announce resumption date for school within 2 weeks.
It was around March ending that the federal government through the ministry of education disseminated a circular across the federation ordering all schools to close down with immediate effect due fast spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic in the country.
As directed by the Federal government all schools were closed down in order to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Federal Government has failed to provide guidelines for reopening of schools as the cases of coronavirus in country continues to rise on daily basis.
As it stands Nigeria has recorded the total cases of 34,259 and 760 deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
The groups, comprising the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS), National Association of University Students (NAUS) and National Association of Colleges of Education Students (NANCES).
The students make the declaration at a virtual meeting, where they decried Federal Government’s approach towards resumption of learning institutions in the country.
In what the students called negligence by the President they threatened to protest if the Federal Government fails to accede to their demands within 14 days.
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