The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has cautioned the state government against its schedule for resumption of schools.

The Cross River government scheduled to lift restriction on three public schools in each of the three Senatorial Districts across the State on 16th June, 2020.

However, NMA in a press release signed by its Chairman, Dr Agam Ayuk and the Secretary, Dr Ezoke Epoke disclosed that the sceduled by the state government to start a trial resumption of three public schools is dangerous.

The Association keep up that the hastily resumption of schools, no matter how genuine it is, has the ability of initiate illment outburst among pulpits.

But, NMA asked for the uses of social media for studying to provide remote learning opportunities and educational programmes for pulpits in public schools for the main time.

NMA statement read in part: “The declaration by the Cross River Government on a trial resumption of three public schools in each of the three Senatorial Districts in the State to commence on June 16, 2020, is alarming.”

With all its argument with government’s decision, the association vow to back the state  up in tackling corona virus also known as COVID-19

NMA said further, “The Association and her members remain committed to working with the state and the Federal Government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic."


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