The Nigerian govt has stirred reactions following the suspension of college reopening for graduating categories.
The Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday after the weekly Federal Govt Council, FEC assembly presided by means of President Muhammadu Buhari additionally introduced that 2020 West African Senior Faculty Certificates Exam, WASSCE, has been postponed indefinitely for Nigerian scholars.
Adamu wired that it’s extra preferable for the scholars to lose an educational 12 months than to be uncovered to risks amid coronavirus pandemic.
The brand new construction has been met with complaint and various reactions from Nigerians on social media.
Some have expressed worries that the delays in opening of faculties and now not permitting scholars adopt WAEC checks could have a ripple impact on the ones in earlier categories and universities.
Listed below are some feedback accumulated by means of DAILY POST from Twitter;
@ProfCS5 “What took place to pool trying out WAEC applicants and permitting them to write their checks? We want to have the ability to are living with this virus! Knee jerk reactions won’t save us!
@Dtraveller01 “It is just Nigeria this is claiming now not able to reopen college some of the five West Africa member nations. Ghana with worse COVID-19 instances has been able greater than a month in the past to take the examination. Don’t simply lock the varsity, what movements are you taking to reopen colleges?”
@Sirvhik “Our universities slightly admit 30% of UTME candidates. So I don’t assume suspending the checks and extending the choice of candidates is a good suggestion in any respect.”
@Akinolafestus “Stage of chance taken differs. What can we lose if WAEC is behind schedule until January or Feb 2021. Upper training too can’t resume. The most productive is to shift the entirety ahead together with College/polytechnic admission ahead.”
@FreddyMarshall “No less than, the federal government gained’t be answerable for kids’s well being.”
@HisMkay “My drawback isn’t this SS3, the following coming SS3.365 days has been got rid of out of your categories. You guys will repeat SS2 or there will probably be SS4.”
@NiyiOyinlola “We will be able to reopen colleges, the tips must be advanced. All ultimate 12 months scholars from number one to tertiary establishments have sufficient room to do the rest they want to do.”
@Samisah01 “Lifeless folks don’t get levels. I’m in my opinion suffering from this closure as a educating workforce however to be fair, we need to imagine protection earlier than the rest. Simplest the dwelling can pass to college.”
@OgbeniDipo “It is rather unlucky that scholars gained’t be taking WAEC this 12 months. So they might probably lose a 12 months as a result of coronavirus. As unlucky as it’s, the general public will agree that it’s what it’s and there may be not anything the federal government can do, if colleges can’t be safely opened.
“The Federal Govt and Nationwide Meeting must have the ability to compensate scholars who will leave out WAEC this 12 months. Possibly for subsequent 12 months, permit someone with 150 & above in JAMB examination get into the college in their selection. There aren’t any simple answers.”
@Chidi Peter “I agree. It’s handiest once we are alive that we will be able to pass to college. The lifeless can’t pass to college.”
@OforPeter “Do those folks by hook or by crook consider that college kids are locked indoors of their respective properties. Or that this corona virus is focused in colleges?
@FatopeTilewa “However those scholars are already out there serving to their folks, some are even going to instructional already, so why can’t they pass to college?”