FG urged to make online teaching compulsory for schools

Federal Government has urged to make online teaching compulsory for public and private schools as lockdown process.

The NGO says only a mandatory online classes would close the educational gap created by the COVID-19 lockdown.

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Society for Eradication of Poverty in Nigeria (SEPIN) on Saturday called on the Federal Government to make online teaching compulsory for public and private schools in the country.

The National Coordinator of the society, Mrs Constance Nwosu, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

She said that only a mandatory online classes would close the educational gap created by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Nwosu, who urged schools to step up plans on how to regularly exhaust their curricula even in the ongoing lockdown, commended some schools for living up to expectation.

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