In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 09th, July, 2020

Nigerians Blast FG For Suspending WASSCE And College Resumption

Nigerians Blast FG For Postponing WASSCE And School Resumption

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The Nigerian authorities has slammed over its choice to postpone West African Senior College Certificates Examination and reopening of faculties.

 

Recall that the Minister of Schooling, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday after the weekly Federal Govt Council, FEC assembly presided by President Muhammadu Buhari  introduced that 2020 West African Senior College Certificates Examination, WASSCE, has been postponed indefinitely for Nigerian college students.

 

Adamu confused that it’s extra preferable for the scholars to lose a tutorial yr than to be uncovered to risks amid coronavirus pandemic.

 

The brand new growth has been met with criticism and various reactions from Nigerians on social media.

 

Some have expressed worries that the delays in opening of faculties and never permitting college students undertake WAEC exams can have a ripple impact on these in earlier lessons and universities.

Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;

 

@ProfCS5 “What occurred to pool testing WAEC candidates and letting them write their exams? We have to discover a strategy to dwell with this virus! Knee jerk reactions won’t save us!

 

@Dtraveller01 “It’s only Nigeria that’s claiming not able to reopen faculty among the many 5 West Africa member nations. Ghana with worse COVID-19 circumstances has been prepared greater than a month in the past to take the examination. Don’t simply lock the college, what actions are you taking to reopen colleges?”

 

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@Sirvhik “Our universities barely admit 30% of UTME candidates. So I don’t suppose suspending the exams and growing the variety of candidates is a good suggestion in any respect.”

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@Akinolafestus “Degree of threat taken differs. What can we lose if WAEC is delayed until January or Feb 2021. Greater training too can’t resume. The very best is to shift the whole lot ahead together with College/polytechnic admission ahead.”

 

@FreddyMarshall “At the very least, the federal government received’t be liable for youngsters’s well being.”

 

@HisMkay “My downside is just not this SS3, the subsequent coming SS3.One yr has been eliminated out of your lessons. You guys will repeat SS2 or there shall be SS4.”

 

@NiyiOyinlola “We will reopen colleges, the rules must be improved. All closing yr college students from major to tertiary establishments have sufficient house to do something they should do.”

 

@Samisah01 “Lifeless folks don’t get levels. I’m personally affected by this closure as a instructing employees however to be trustworthy, we’ve to contemplate security earlier than anything. Solely the dwelling can go to highschool.”

 

@OgbeniDipo “It is extremely unlucky that college students received’t be taking WAEC this yr. So they’d doubtlessly lose a yr due to coronavirus. As unlucky as it’s, most individuals will agree that it’s what it’s and there may be nothing the federal government can do, if colleges can’t be safely opened.

 

“The Federal Authorities and Nationwide Meeting should discover a strategy to compensate college students who will miss WAEC this yr. Maybe for subsequent yr, permit anybody with 150 & above in JAMB examination get into the college of their alternative. There are not any simple options.”

 

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@Chidi Peter “I agree. It’s solely after we are alive that we will go to highschool. The useless can’t go to highschool.”

 

@OforPeter “Do these folks one way or the other imagine that college kids are locked indoors of their respective houses. Or that this corona virus is concentrated in colleges?

 

@FatopeTilewa “However these college students are already available in the market serving to their dad and mom, some are even going to tutorial already, so why can’t they go to highschool?”

 

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