Sokoto State Commissioner for Basic Education, Dr Jabbi Kilgore has suspended five teachers of Tsaki Primary School in Kware Local Government for absenting themselves from the school without permission.
Kilgore told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday shortly after addressing staff and pupils of the school, that the state government would not tolerate any act capable of sabotaging its efforts at reviving the education sector.
He directed the suspended teachers to report to the Education Secretary of the local council for further disciplinary action.
“Already the state government had sought the support of traditional rulers in monitoring the conduct of primary school teachers across the state.
“The royal fathers are expected to report to the education secretary any teacher that fails to report to his/her duty post.
“Parents are also to complement the efforts of the state government by sending their children to school in good time,’’ he said.
He said that the government had taken concrete measures to ensure the provision of modern learning materials to public schools across the state.
“We are committed to providing an enabling environment for our pupils to acquire western education to enable them contribute positively to nation’s building,” he said.
Commissioner Suspends 5 Primary School Teachers
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