By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The Special Assistant to the Oyo state governor on Student Affairs, comrade Victor Olojede has cleared the air that they have no cases of COVID-19 among students in the state.
He commended governor Seyi Makinde for his efforts to protect students from the pandemic.
Speaking with Western Post in Ibadan, Comrade Olojede said they appreciated governor Makinde’s concerns and efforts to protect students in the state.
He noted that the state governor deserved to be commended for his visionary leadership and his timely interventions.
According to him, “one of the things they first did was to instruct the student through the school management that the students should go home in order to be safe and also maintain necessary hygienes.
“We were able to send a message broadcast through the student union government to the student, to give them guidelines of the NCDC on how to stay safe at this period. We have been able to speak with the student union president on the reason they must stay safe.”
The Special Assistant urged the student to spend their time during this break to learn new stuff like Google Skill development adding that academic session has started online.
“We want students to adapt to the new trend of going to classes online. Though they complained of the expenses of the online study, but we have appealed to them to adapt to the trend of this learning during this break because the governor meant well for them.
“I want the students to also think outside the box, in order to learn new stuff among other skill acquisitions. we have partners who are ready to train them on this purpose.”
Comrade Olojede appealed to the student to cooperate with governor Makinde in its efforts to find a way out of the problem.
He expressed confidence that school will resume back in Oyo as soon as the pandemic subsides.