By Deborah Mustapha
As the Covid-19 Presidential Task Force disclosed update on guidelines of reopening of schools nationwide, many school Proprietors cried out, lamented that there is no money for fumigation.
In the reports gathered by Daily News Nigeria, it was said that some schools Proprietors in Akwa-Ibom State described the new guidelines as unrealistic, added that it is impossible to meet as there is no capital.
In the guidelines released by the Ministry of Education, the measures include, fumigation of schools, creation of isolation centres, availability of hospital Thermometers.
“We wonder why PTF insists on fumigation asRape cases hit 3,600 during lockdown, Minister of Women Affairs discloses the schools have been closed down for over four month now, however, to raise fund will be difficult.
“Private schools can’t be compared to public schools, where teachers go to school or not, they still receive their salaries”, Proprietors lamented.
Speaking further, they said they are scared after schools finally reopened because ther is tendency of them to loose their best teachers and not be surprised if some private schools fold up due to lack of capital for continuity.
Lastly, Proprietors plead for consideration as government plan towards final reopening of schools in the country.