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Minister Threatens To Shut Down FGGC Umuahia Over Poor Sanitary Conditions

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The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has threatened to shut down the Federal Girls College Umuahia over poor sanitary and maintenance culture by the management of the school.
Nwajiuba, who issued the threat during a visit on Monday expressed disappointment over the level of infrastructural dilapidation and poor sanitary condition of facilities in the school.
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The minister, who was visibly angry as the management conducted him round facilities in the school, scolded the management over his observations.
“Are you running a prison here? Even prisons are better than this! Are parents allowing their children to be here? You people are in trouble. This school will fall into the category of schools we will close for two years”, the minister said.
At the school’s clinic, the minister called on the camera man covering his visit to take shots of the poor and dirty condition of facilities there.
He was also dissatisfied with the management over the state of COVID-19 isolation centre which, he said, was not in compliance with the federal government’s guidelines.

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Oyo state order the closing of schools due to danger of the #END SARS PROTEST.

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This is to inform all parents and guidance that there will be no school till announcement from state Government.
Also if our area is not safe, pls call the principal to make arrangement on how to pick up the students today. Thanks
School Management.

SSS 3 students should listen to news as regards the Neco exam for tomorrow’s paper. If their is no information, then they are to leave their respective homes as soon as possible.

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Lagos Considers Schools’ Closure Over EndSARS Protests

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Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, has said the state may ask students to “stay at home for now” over the ongoing #EndSARS protests across the country.
This is as academic activities were affected in some schools in the state on Monday as protests against police brutality and bad governance continue.
He said, “We are considering the option of asking the students to stay at home, for now, pending when the protests will be over.
“It is at the consideration level. We are waiting for the governor’s directive in that aspect. As soon as we get the directive to go ahead, we (can) then ask them to stay at home for now.”
The Lagos State Government approved that both public and private schools in the state can fully resume from Monday, October 19, 2020.
Schools in the state were previously closed to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, who made the announcement in a press statement last Monday, said the physical resumption, which was for the 2020/2021 academic session, would include pupils in pre-primary, daycare, kindergarten, and nursery schools.
Many students and teachers encountered difficulty in getting to schools in the state on Monday.

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ASUU Strike : Resolution Of ASUU Branches On FG’s Offer

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Last Week, Federal Government made an offer to ASUU to suspend the 7 months strike.
As required by ASUU rules, branches are expected to meet and vote on government’s offer to academics.
Government offered to do the following:
– release 30 billion out of the 40 billion demanded by ASUU as Earned Academic Allowances EAA before nov 6 2020. The remaining 10 billion Naira will be released in batches between 2021 and 2022.
20 billion university revitalization fund to be made available by January 2020
– streamlining of EAA into monthly salaries. A committee will be set up to conclude their findings before 31st December 2020
-salary renegotiation committee to conclude before 31 December 3020
– UTAS to replace IPPIS for university workers
– payment of withheld salaries .
We are tracking resolutions by ASUU branches across the country. The zonal leaders will meet tomorrow to harmonize these resolutions which will be presented to government on Wednesday.

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