Nigerian students under the umbrella of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS), National Association of University Students (NAUS) and National Association of Colleges of Education Students (NANCES), have threatened to hold a protest if the Federal government does not announce a resumption date for academic activities within the next two weeks.
Schools have been shut and students home since March due to the coronavirus pandemic and the need to curb the spread.
The students went on to condemn the government’s plan to cancel Nigeria’s participation in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASCCE).
“It is hardly feasible that coronavirus may be eradicated in a fortnight and after months of observing several safety measures, there are little or no gains in the results so far recorded.Read more: Cancelling 2020 WASSCE Is Tantamount To Putting The Lives Of The Students In Jeopardy – Afe Babalola
“Huge funds have been used to contain the spread of the virus, but we still have poorly equipped medical centres across the country.”Photo Credit: Twitter