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COVID-19; WAZOBIA FM partners Lagos on e-learning



 CO-FOUNDER and Chief-Executive-Officer of Wazobia, Tatiana Nouri, has moved to help school pupils in receiving lessons while at home on  COVID-19 holiday.

  The leading indigenous broadcasting brand, Wazobia Media boss says it is partnering with the Lagos State Ministry of Education to provide remote learning services for students due to the closure of schools following the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

According to the ace broadcaster, her decision to partner with Lagos State government in delivering teachings to school pupils at home is borne out of compassion on plight of students who had been away from school for the past two momths as part of his contribution to help people in need.

  He emphasised that the compulsory shutdown of schools since March was to ensure the safety of students while curtailing the spread of the virus.

  “The global pandemic, which spread into Nigeria, led to the shutdown of all schools by federal and state governments across the country.”

According to her, the bid to combat the spread of the deadly virus has also disrupted curricular activities of schools.

“In ensuring that students are better prepared for their upcoming examinations, especially the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO), this partnership became imperative.

  “It gives parents and students the opportunity to experience seamless daily learning for free by top accredited tutors on dedicated programmes; adding that they are transmitted  on the Wazobia Max TV showing on all terrestrial platforms from 2.00 p.m. till 3.45 p.m. and 12.00 p.m. till 2.00 p.m. on Wazobia 95.1 FM from Mondays to Fridays,” she said.

 Nouri added that the educational broadcast by the Wazobia Media was driven by commitment to add value by educating students and members of the society.

“The daily broadcast, which began on March, 30 covers various subjects, like Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Financial Accounting, Biology, Economics, Yoruba and Literature in English.

“It has redefined learning for students, especially during this global pandemic, and has afforded millions of students across Nigeria the opportunity to excel at their forthcoming examinations.”

She urged parents and students to take advantage of the opportunity provided through this interactive learning on Wazobia platforms.

Meanwhile, Anambra State as well as many other states had earlier embarked on e-learning programmes for the pupils trapped at home by COVID-19

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