Abia state government has shutdown Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools presently operating in Residential buildings, Warehouses, Church halls, Village/Town in the state in what she said are part of her attempts to ensure that the Abia Child is properly educated in the right environment and by the right teachers;
According to a report obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Dr Kanelechi C.K. Nwangwa. Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education Ministry of Education reads that the state government has taken the following decisions with immediate effect:
- All Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools presently operating in Residential buildings, Warehouses, Church halls, Village/Town halls are hereby CLOSED DOWN and all the pupils and students MUST never go back to these schools from next term.
- Parents that have their wards in these schools should use this holidays to make all necessary arrangements to relocate these pupils/students to Government and Approved Schools having standard School compounds. Parents are particularly encouraged to take advantage of the free education program as well as the School Feeding Program of the Government to take their wards to Government Schools instead of these CLOSED Schools.
- Any School Proprietor that has a school in any of these above mentioned places that fails to comply to this directive and decides to open by January will have himself/herself/themselves to blame for any severe measures that will be applied.
- Parents are strongly advised to make sure they will not continue to patronize these Schools. The education of the Abia Child is so important that we cannot continue to allow people to toy with such issues.