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Why we withdraw licenses of private schools in Plateau – Commissioner 

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 Why we withdraw licenses of private schools in Plateau Commissioner
Why we withdraw licenses of private schools in Plateau – Commissioner 

1 Mrs Elizabeth Wapmuk,  the Plateau Commissioner for Secondary Education, has said that the State Goverment has withdrawn the licenses of all private primary and secondary schools in the state.

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2 Wapmuk told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Jos that the decision was taken having discovered that 5,000 private schools were operating in the state illegally.

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3 The commissioner noted that about 90 per cent of the schools do not adhere to government policies and mandates on education.

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4 NAN reports that the ministry intends to revalidate the operating license of all private -primary, Primary, Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools in the state.

5 ”We have discovered that 90 per cent of private schools in Plateau do not adhere to government policies and mandates.

6 ”85 per cent of the 495 private schools earlier granted licenses have compromised,” she said.

7 The commissioner, however, explained that the exercise was to check the proliferation of illegal private schools operating in the state.

8 She added that it would also support those that operate within the ambit of the law, to achieving quality education for all.

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10 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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