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We are ready to resume – University lecturers tell Government

Lecturers under the aegis of Congress of University Academics (CONUA) have informed the Federal Government of their readiness to resume academic activities.

The lecturers expressed their willingness to resume in a press statement released on Wednesday after CONUA’s National Executive Council meeting in Abuja.

In the statement, the lecturers urged FG to reopen universities as soon as possible. 

The statement said, “The meeting called on the government to reopen universities as soon as possible as CONUA members are ready to resume work.

“It however added that everything necessary in terms of COVID-19 protocols must be put in place before reopening the universities in order to prevent students and staff from contracting the disease.

“CONUA further stated that the education sector cannot continue to stagnate, as it appears that COVID-19 would continue to be a threat and we must, in the circumstance, learn to strive to lead our normal life.

“Union thus urged the government to make available everything that can help our universities to resume work as is being done elsewhere in the world.”

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