BOPEU calls upon 4 education ministries to pull resources to fight COVID-19 in schools

Masego Mogwera PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Masego Mogwera PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

BOPEU President Masego Mogwera says they are not seeing any combined efforts by the four ministries of education to fight the ravaging covid19 in schools and institutions.

Speaking to Mmegionline following their meeting with the Minister of Basic Education and the Manual Workers Union on Friday, Mogwera says they are concerned that the burden of COVID-19 seems to be on only one Ministry, yet the education sector has as many as four ministries; being the basic education ministry, tertiary education ministry, the Local government Ministry, and the Ministry of Productivity and Skills Development.

Mogwera says they have implored on then Minister of Basic Education to engage the other three to pull strategies and resources together to fight covid in the learning environment.

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