AKWA IBOM GOVT READS RIOT ACT TO ERRING PUBLIC TEACHERS
The Akwa Ibom State Government has vowed to deal decisively with erring teachers, caught napping on their duty post.
The Government says henceforth, appropriate sanctions will be given to those who frustrate the Governor’s Vision of the Free, qualitative and Compulsory Education for Akwa Ibom Children through indiscipline and truancy.
The state Government delegation led by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Mrs Idongesit Etiebet stated this during the spot assessment visits in Ibesikpo L.G.A.
She disclosed that it is appropriate for teachers to come to school by 7:30am and be part of the assembly before making Use of their note of lesson books to teach the student based on their time table.
She maintained that the Governor’s free Education policy will not succeed if the Teachers and Students are found wanting and loitering during school hours.
The Delegation which includes the Special Assistant to the Governor on Research and Documentation Mr Essien Ndueso, The Director of Education, Ministry of Education Barr Theresa Attih, and the State Chairman of Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria(NAPTAN), Akwa Ibom Chapter, Elder Ime Ataideh visited Ibesikpo Secondary Commercial School, Lutheran Primary school, Ikot Obio Offong , Government Primary School Ikot Udo and Government Primary School Okop Ndua Erong Ibesikpo L.G.A,Asutan Ekpe Comprehensive School Okop Ndua Erong respectively.
At each school visited the team took note of the Number of teachers present and absent from their duty post, mode of dressing of teachers, the curriculum and , the infrastructure and educational facility needs in those schools.
It could recalled that the team has so far visited are; Uyo high school, Government technical college – Ewet, Comprehensive secondary school – four towns, Methodist Central School – Ifa Attai, Christian Secondary School, Christian Secondary School – Uyo, Secondary commercial school, Ikot Etukudoh -Abak and more numbering it to a total of 21 schools.