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UNIZIK reportedly suspends all Chinese staff indefinitely over Coronavirus scare

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 “


Gift Adene

Gift Adene is an Entertainment and Society News writer, a Chronicler of celebrities and King of Rumor Has it. Gift holds a BSC in Computer Science from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK), and MSC in Information and Communications Technology from NOU. He is a Machine Learning and Data Science enthusiast, a ProBlogger, Digital Marketer and social media savvy. Gift loves Python Programming Language, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Address: Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Email: [email protected]

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