Kwara warns against use of school premises for par­ties

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Ab­dul­la­teef Aliyu, Ilorin

Pri­mary and sec­ondary schools in Kwara State yes­ter­day re­sumed for the third term aca­demic ses­sion with a warn­ing to those who use school premises for par­ties and cer­e­monies to de­sist.

The state Com­mis­sioner for Ed­u­ca­tion and Hu­man Cap­i­tal De­vel­op­ment, Al­haji Saka On­imago, said with the re­sump­tion of aca­demic ac­tiv­i­ties, cer­e­mo­nial func­tions should stop in all schools to en­able the stu­dents con­cen­trate. He said there was need to en­sure a clean and con­ducive en­vi­ron­ment in schools.

Speak­ing with news­men, the com­mis­sioner warned mis­cre­ants, hood­lums and thugs to re­frain from go­ing to school premises to carry out il­le­gal ac­tiv­i­ties.

He said the state govern­ment would take proper ac­tion against any­body found want­ing in that re­gard.

On­imago, who ex­pressed sat­is­fac­tion with the turnout of stu­dents, said the min­istry has sent teams to all schools to mon­i­tor the re­sump­tion.

He also charged teach­ers to live up to their re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, warn­ing that the state govern­ment would not tol­er­ate lazi­ness.

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