From: ZULAIHAT AHMAD UBA
Kano State Commissioner of Education Umar Haruna Doguwa has tasked Principals of Secondary Schools to maintain the Spirit of good discipline in their Schools to achieve better education.
He made the charge during a meeting with Principals of Boarding Schools held at Government Girls Collage Kano, Kofar Famfo.
Haruna Doguwa noted that when there is discipline in Schools, Students would have the chances to learn well and become law abiding.
“It is very sad to notice that some schools lack discipline at all level of seniority and that undermines the quality of education being given ” Doguwa said.
In a statement signed by information officer state ministry of Education Balarabe Abdullahi Kiru said the ministry would adopt all the necessary ways towards ensuring that discipline is considered as the basic tool of measuring school performance.
The Commissioner further stressed that the present administration is determined to ensure that Boarding Schools in the State are receiving the much needed attention to improve their standard.
“I am quite sure before you go for the third term vacation, no boarding Schools that has not left behind an extra two week food in its store, so this time around, it is going to be the same story ” the Commissioner assured.
Umar therefore tasked the Principals of the Boarding Schools to make good utilization of the food stuff provided, warning that government would take disciplinary action against any person found diverting the food for personal reasons.
Umar Doguwa disclosed that arrangements had been completed to reopen first 10 Boarding Schools closed down by the past administration, assuing that ” the affected Boarding Schools will resume operation within the next coming term of 2023/2024 academic session.”
The Commissioner added that any Closed Boarding Schools that it’s renovation work would not cost more than 20 million naira is going to be reopened and resume to normal lessons with immediate effect.
Umar explained that government had categorized the Boarding Schools to be reopened in to short, medium and long term group for easy renovation.
He lamented that the de-bording policy introduced by the past administration had brought nothing than increasing the number of out of schools in the State.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education Hajiya Kubra Imam disclosed that the meeting was organized to discuss issues affecting Boarding Schools in the state.
She urged the Principals to be dedicated and committed to their duties as the present administration is willing to give them all the support to achieve the desired results.