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Reps Contradict School Resumption Propose 3-month Postponement


The house of representatives has kicked against resumption of schools in the midst of the expanding instances of Coronavirus in the nation. 

The lower chamber of the national assembly get together which proposed a postponement of resumption for 3 months , said government authorities didn't counsel the relevant committee's of the national assembly , as opposed to their case that all relevant stakeholders were counseled prior to showing up at the January 18, 2021, resumption date. 

Chairman of the House committee on basic education and services and Administrations, Prof Julius Ihonvbere who addressed The Punch on Saturday January 16, said; 

"They didn't counsel us; at any rate in my committee , no one from the service addressed me. I have been in Abuja. Furthermore, I don't know that they addressed any of my individuals. They simply don't consider us to be important for the critical stakeholders ." 

In a statement named "School resumption: Are we genuinely arranged?" which he likewise gave for his partners, Ihonvbere asked why government authorities are hurrying to return schools without sufficient evident and economical plans to ensure and make sure about youngsters. 

It read; 

"The committee of basic education and services , House of representatives , has gotten with concern the choice of the National Government to resume schools on January 18, 2021. 

"We are especially worried that when the disease rates floated around 500 and under, schools were shut; yet since it drifts well over 1,000 contaminations day by day, schools are being resumed. For what reason are we racing to return schools without satisfactory irrefutable and maintainable game plans to ensure and make sure about our kids. 

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