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ASUU CAUTIONS AGAINST REOPENING UNIVERSITIES

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has warned the Nigeria Government against opening the Nation’s Universities without putting in place measures that will help fight covid19.

Speaking during a Press Conference on various national issues including the ASUU unsettled finance’s, the zonal Chairman of the Union, Comrade Abdulkadir Muhmud, said that they are not averse to the opening of Universities but said measures against Coronavirus must be taken.

He said before opening schools, government must provide all the necessary conditions that will make it safe and conducive for their members and the students to avoid a spike in the case of the pandemic.

The Zonal ASUU Chairman warned that the experience of other countries with even better facilities that have opened and later closed due to the spike in the Pandemic should guide the government’s thoughts or next line of actions.

Meanwhile, Lagos, Kogi and some other state have announced dates for the resumption of school in their states.