COVID-19: Labour hails measures put in place by Enugu to safeguard SSCE students


The Labour/Civil Society Situation Room on COVID-19 in Enugu and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Enugu State Wing has expressed satisfaction with measures put in place to safeguard students from contracting Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ongoing Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

The group said this on Wednesday during the Labour/Civil Society Situation Room on COVID-19 sensitization campaign in Aninri Local Government Area of the state.

The leader of the group and Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Enugu State Wing, Nweke Odo, said that the NUT as a major stakeholder in the campaign mobilised a good number of teachers who embarked on monitoring of the SSCE centers.

He said that all students visited adhered fully to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) safety protocols.

He also commended parents, guardians and other stakeholders for providing their wards with the necessary support and protective equipment.

See also  NNPC: Nigeria is losing ₦151.78bn in crude oil monthly 

“We are happy with our observations so far. The students adhered to the safety protocols and we commend our teachers for their commitments to the safety of out students,” he said.

On the sensitisation campaign, Nweke said that the group was concerned that COVID-19 infections were on the rise in the state.

He said that the campaign was to educate the people on certain safety protocols as well as to know what their challenges were.

He said that the group had been moving round the state and would come up with a comprehensive report which would be forwarded to the state government.

Nweke appealed to the people of the area to observe all safety measures in order to be free from COVID-19 infections.

See also  Enugu Coal Corporation Staff Demand N182m Severance Package

Earlier, the Secretary to the Local Government Area, Mr Linus Uwakwe, said that the council had done its best to support the people.

Uwakwe said that the COVID-19 lockdown had a telling effect on the people but added that some palliative items were distributed to cushion its effect.

The event featured questions and answers from the participants which included traditional rulers, farmers, town unions, trade unions and civil servants.


Untitled Document

You can always reach us through these channels

Facebook: https:/


Youtube Channel:


Phone Numbers: 07062501185, 09038738731



This Post: COVID-19: Labour hails measures put in place by Enugu to safeguard SSCE students was approved and published by Ancity Media Editor and may not be republished elsewhere without prior written permission from the Editor.

See also  My relationship with Buhari, okay says Jonathan

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More