VIDEO: Parents blast Abiodun, protest payment of N25,000 COVID-19 test in Ogun

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Sodiq Ojuroungbe

Scores of parents of children attending private schools in Ogun state on Sunday besieged one of the COVID-19 testing centres in the state to protest the government’s decision to charge the sum of N25, 000 on each students before testing them for disease ahead the resumption scheduled for August 4.

PLATFORM TIMES reports that the parents in the large numbers who reportedly blocked the MTR specialist hospital located at Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta were seen chanting different disagreement songs to express their displeasure over the levy on the COVID-19 test.

The parents expressed displeasure over the payment of N25,000 for each private student before they can be allowed to do the test.

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