A Nigerian Parents on Tuesday revealed that some schools owner kept their children at home despite reopening of school based on monetary gains.
Mrs Kemi (Not a Real Name) because she did not want her name published tasked the government to prevail over the schools by allowing the children staying at home for few months to avoid the spread of the virus.
Here are reactions on school reopening amid Coronavirus pandemic second wave:
“My own children kuku went to school yesterday and guess what, the proprietress daughters did not go to school, their house is beside the school o, even the elder one who is in secondary school did not go…
“And the kids saw her self which means they are very strong. I told my kids to wait till today and see if she will come today otherwise they stop also.
“Why will a school owner open her school to other pupils and keep her own? I am still baffled. Now I understand some people that say school was opened due to school owners greed.
“Though I understand that they are the most affected, but then we need to stay alive to make things work. God will help us.
Mr Hakeem (not real name) also added as quoted that “As for me and my family, no school for now but we also recognize that no one can protect themselves.
“Madam has dusted her teaching credentials and have started homeschooling them. I guess everyone should figure out what works for them. You can use Faceshield but without God shield, you are not covered.
“Please I encourage us to ensure full compliance with COVID19 protocol be very vigilance, he advised.
“My husband did not allow my children to go because people are coming back to Nigeria everyday mingle with families and friends. So we don’t know whose family, friend returned to the country which might have been a carrier but asymptomatic of this Pandemic.
“God will continue to keep our children ooo. But then we need to be extra careful. The rate at which is been spread this days, is so high. Pls let keep safe, another woman said.