How strike, COVID-19 wrecked education calendar

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector has been one of the worst hits with 1.9 billion children globally unable to attend school.

Amidst the pandemics, the Academic Staff Union of Universities,  ASUU, shut universities in the country for nine months over strike action.

This is even as other unions like NASU, SSANU, and Primary School Teacher in FCT also had to go on strike at some point.

With the strike over, the threats posed by the second wave of the pandemic is threatening the reopening of the institutions.

Daily Trust checks showed that the twin menace of the pandemic and the strikes have combined to wreak havoc on the education system and the education calendar.

Read More: