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FG reaffirms its commitment to finance the schools of the unit

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FG reaffirms its commitment to finance the schools of the unit

By Mercy Enulue

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to fund the 104 unit schools across the country to enable them to deliver quality education.

The Minister of State for Education, Mr. Emaka Nwajuba, revealed it to reporters Thursday in Keffi after inspecting the facilities of the Federal Government College in Keffi.

Her visit was to inspect the reconstruction of the women’s hostel destroyed by a fire that allegedly claimed the life of a student.

He said the current administration prioritizes education as the engine of Nigeria’s economic and technological growth.

Nwajuba said the administration was critical of the quality of services provided in all schools in the unit.

He said the Federal Government expects the funds made available to schools to be properly used to provide quality education and discipline to students in their care.

Nwajuba then assured that the current administration would not fail in its responsibilities to make schools models of academic excellence and discipline.

However, he appealed to those responsible for the care and management of schools to always do their best to justify the trust placed in them.

He said it has become imperative that colleges established as centers of unity and excellence meet these standards.

The minister then warned that the federal government would continue to monitor all schools to ensure the wise use and use of their funds. (NOPE)

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