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WAEC: Nigeria isn’t at warfare, permit our youngsters to jot down WASSCE – Bamgbose tells Buhari

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., Nationwide Coordinator Involved Advocates for Excellent Governance, CAGG, has described the verdict of the President Muhammadu Buhari Govt to opposite its previous announcement at the resumption of faculties for exiting scholars as inimical to the way forward for schooling in Nigeria.

He mentioned the verdict to tug out Nigerian scholars from the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificates Exam, WASSCE, lacks advantage and substance.

Bamgbose mentioned the rationale faculty youngsters want to be secure from being inflamed by means of COVID

VID-19 is germane, however now not sustainable ultimately.

Recall that the Federal Govt had canceled the resumption of faculties for graduating categories.

This was once introduced by means of the Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu, whilst chatting with State Space Correspondents all the way through the weekly Federal Govt Council presided over by means of President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.

Adamu additionally disclosed that 2020 West African Senior Faculty Certificates Exam, WASSCE, has been postponed indefinitely.

This was once after the federal government had introduced August fifth as scheduled date for WAEC examination.

However Bamgbose, in a commentary to DAILY POST on Saturday, famous that, “Our country isn’t at warfare or severe unrest, it’s a deadly disease that may be managed. It’s going to be shameful and disgraceful for Nigeria, the large of Africa, with all of the sources at our disposal, to not permit our Faculties take part within the West African Senior Faculty Certificates Exam.

“The Faculties can’t be closed indefinitely. The COVID-19 isn’t one thing that can vanish in a second. We want to take a look at up the statistics of what number of of our scholars are already affected.

“How prone are they? How temporarily can they get better if they’re affected? Those are necessary problems that are meant to were regarded as earlier than taking any such rash resolution.

“Permitting the overall 12 months scholars to sit down for his or her tests would were an excellent solution to decide when different scholars might most likely be allowed to renew as neatly.

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“I will be able to urge the Federal Govt to urgently assessment its resolution and make allowance our scholars to sit down for the SSCE as scheduled.

“The danger is price taking. We stand the chance of dropping a few of these scholars to social vices, if they aren’t allowed to renew to sit down for the tests as their different opposite numbers within the area.

“We will have to price schooling, with out essentially undermining the well being of our scholars. We must strike a stability.

“Issues received’t cross awry if the information for resumption are strictly adopted. Indefinite closure of faculties will without a doubt be counterproductive.”

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