Ogun Targets Owners Of Unapproved Private Schools
Ogun State Government says it would go tough against owners of unapproved private schools operating in the state.
The State Education, Science and Technology Commissioner, Professor Abayomi Arigbabu, gave this indication, while receiving the new members of the executive committee of the Association of Primary Schools Head Teachers of Nigeria in his office in Abeokuta.
The commissioner explained that the affected schools, include those whose pupils were not captured on the data base of the state government, in its efforts to reduce the number of out-of-school children in the state.
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Arigbabu said it was mandatory for every private schools in the state to register with the state government so that they could be carried along with the policies of the state government.
The state chairman of the association, Dauda Sanusi thanked the state government for introducing Learner Identification Number (LIN), which according to him, has helped to reduce the truancy and misbehaviour of pupils in the state’s public primary schools.