Support Finitiri’s free education policy, Commissioner charges principals, teachers, students

The commissioner of Education and Human Capital Development, Adamawa State, Mrs Wilbina Jackson, has charged school principals, teachers and students to put in their best to support the government’s free education policy.

The commissioner stated this when she led the permanent secretary and some senior staff of the ministry to some schools in Demsa and Numan Local Government areas on Monday.

She explained that the essence of the visit was to interact with the students and have insight on the happenings in the schools’ environment especially the alleged extortion by some school principals and teachers regarding the free examination fees.

Wilbina pointed out that, Governor Ahmadu Umar Fintiri led Administration is committed to education hence the need by the ministry to go out on the monitoring visit to schools and said that the government’s policy has not ended in free tuition fees alone but also free feeding as well.

She warned principals to desist from collecting money from students in the name of school and examination fees, except the mandatory parents and teachers fees of N640 only stressing that any school principal caught in the act will be dealt with decisively.

Mrs Jackson appealed to the students especially those writing mock and NECO examinations to utilise the free education policy by studying hard for good results.

The commissioner later paid homage to Hama bachama, Daniel Shaga Ismaila, where she was received by the secretary of bachama traditional council, Mr Ambrose Tayishi.

Schools visited include, GDSS Ngorore, GDSS Demsa, GSS Numan, Villanova Government College and GDSS Ngwalang.


No Evidence Arab League Sent Warning Message To FG On Biafra Movement

CLAIM: A Twitter user claims that the Arab League of Nations sent a warning message to the Nigerian government on the Biafra movement.

VERDICT: No evidence to ascertain the origin of the statement. The statement is not new as it has been in circulation since 2017.  Also, Nigeria is not part of the Arab League and there is no evidence that that league will make a statement about a non-member.

FULL STORY: A Twitter user, Amah Johnbosco(@johnbosco_amah), on Monday, June 28, 2021, claimed that the Arab League of Nations said the Nigerian government is on its own if it provokes war while warning the government to let Biafra go.Support Finitiri’s free education policy, Commissioner charges principals, teachers, students

Support Finitiri’s free education policy, Commissioner charges principals, teachers, students

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