The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned the Federal Government against reopening schools as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to sweep through the country.
ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the Federal Government needed to address the challenges of the education sector before it can talk of reopening schools.
“It is suicidal to reopen schools now if the Federal Government itself could not meet the conditions spelled out by NCDC and World Health Organisation (WHO).
“The nation will expose the innocent children to risks which is avoidable,” he said.
According to him, the reopening of schools in the country at this time would run to millions of Naira, which most schools could not afford.