According to reports, the management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) has suspended all Chinese staff in the institution over the coronavirus outburst.
This development has forced the Chinese department in the institution to shut down for the now as the department is reportedly currently not active.
The “Confucius” institute is a Chinese department managed by Chinese nationals in the federal institution.
Reacting to the news, some Nigerians have condemned the act while others showed support giving their reasons.
One Chijioke Diego wrote: ” But unizik did because of corona for everyone’s safety and not because of race. We wouldn’t know if they came in contact with someone who came back from China “
Elvis Agu wrote: ” those staff were in Nigeria since the virus outbreak. and Nigerians that are staff members how are you sure they did not have contact with someone from China or Italy.Bro the suspension is racial,period “