FG Beefs Up Schools’ Security ahead of Resumption – THISDAYLIVE


NANS faction threatens mass action over protracted strike

Kuni Tyessi in Abuja

The Minister of State for Education, Goodluck Opiah, has said the federal government, in collaboration with security agencies, have ensured adequate security in schools in preparation for resumption.

Opiah disclosed this at a press briefing held  yesterday in Abuja, in preparation for the 2022 edition of the “International Day To Protect Education From Attack”.

In another development, a factional President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Umar Faruk Lawal, has called on the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to immediately resolve the ongoing strike or face mass action from students.

The Federal Government College Kwali and subsequently other schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) were forcefully closed for fear of bandits attack.

The minister said: “The closure was not permanent, schools are…

Source: Thisday Newspaper