Rivers State Govt. Reiterates Commitment To Provision Of Quality, Free Education
The Rivers State Ministry of Education has reiterated Government’s commitment to the provision of free and quality education.
The state Commissioner for Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku, during a routine monitoring exercise of school’s resumption in the new year, 2020 said the welfare of students and pupils was top priority of Governor Nyesom Wike’s administration.
Professor Ebeku maintained that Government’s decision on the NO FEE policy subsists, adding that Governor Nyesom Wike was committed to the full maintenance and financing of public schools in the state.
The Education Commissioner clarified that all unapproved Schools remain banned and their operations are illegal, advising parents not to patronize them.
On the resumption of schools, Professor Ebeku expressed delight over the compliance and turnout of staff and students and warned that the state government will not tolerate laxity and truancy of staff to work.
Concluding, he also promised that he will ensure strict supervision of school activities to check laxity and truancy of staff.