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Education Secretariat inspects schools a day after resumption

Education Secretariat inspects schools a day after resumption

Just a day after resump­tion for second term, the FCT Education Secretariat yesterday embarked on the inspection of schools in the Abuja metropolis.
 
In Model Secondary School, Maitama, activities were in full gear as teaching and learning was already in progress.
 
Out of a total number of 1, 632 students, the principal said that 610 had resumed while they were expecting others to resume before the weekend.
 
In Government Science School which relocated from Piakassa to Maitama, being a boarding facility, school ac­tivities were also in top gear.
 
The Education Secretariat also visited some schools in Mabushi. Acting Education Secretary, Musa Yakubu Mai­kasuwa said he was impressed with the schools for comply­ing and taking the academics of students seriously. He took time to interact with stu­dents in their classes in all the schools he visited.
 
In a related development, public and private schools in the Federal Capital Territory have resumed academic activ­ities for second term despite the economic hardship being experienced in the country.
 
Some schools visited by The AUTHORITY on Tuesday, the second day of resumption showed that teaching and set­ting of work plan were at its peak.
 
At Community Staff Schools, in Asokoro there were high expectations from both teachers and students as they were busy with their vari­ous activities.
 
The Community Staff School principal, Alhaji Sa’idu Ahmed said teaching and learning fully commenced on Monday, the first day of re­sumption after the long break for Christmas and New Year celebrations.
 
Ahmed said staff of the school have no reason to fail in the discharge of their duties as they were being motivated by their employers, even as he pledged the teachers’ commit­ment to giving out the best.
 
The school counsellor, Mr Otiger Anthony with another teacher, Martina Joshua dis­closed that they have no re­gret to resume for the second term.
 

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