COVID-19 / North Santiago: Owners fear for survival of some driving schools

Assomada, May 22 (Inforpress) – The owners of driving schools in North Santiago guarantee that the sector was already experiencing “many difficulties”, before the pandemic caused by the new coronavirus, and fear for the survival of some schools.

The alert comes from the owners of the driving schools Assomada (Santa Catarina), Santo Amaro (Tarrafal) and O Sinal (Santa Catarina), Adilson Correia, Arlindo Costa, and Euclides Moreno, respectively, who spoke in an interview with Inforpress regarding survival sector after lifting the state of emergency  in Santiago Island.

For Adilson Correia, even with the reopening of the sector scheduled for after the lifting of the state of emergency, more concretely, on June 2, many may even open, but, if there are no students who depend on emigrant relatives who are also in difficulties for the acquisition of the driving license they close the activities again, taking into account the expenses with the operation.

The fact is that, according to him, schools have closed their activities since the first state of emergency, and with that there was no revenue collection. As he recalled, an opinion corroborated by colleagues, before this pandemic, many schools already had problems, and as a result many will not have the money to keep employees at home for a long time, money for rent, fuel, and other commitments.

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