“Definitely we’re not prepared as government to lose any one Ugandan just because of some stubborn fellows. We are not going to allow any school to open that is not ready to follow the guidelines given to us by National Council of High Education and the SOPs as given by Ministry of Education.”
The minister added that they will not allow every lecturer that has not got the vaccine by November to step in class. He appealed to students above the age of 18 years to go get the vaccine as the ministry of health requests.
“The vaccines are available, we have quite a lot of vaccines in the country. Go and be vaccinated because they will not allow you inside the school when you’ve not been vaccinated.”
The president was very clear about the vaccination issue because it is the only solution right now. Regarding schools, primary and secondary schools will open in January 2022. By that time expect that at least their target number of the population to have got the vaccine.
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