Oborevwori tasks principals on cultism, drug abuse in secondary schools
Secondary schools principals from the 36 states, including Abuja have been tasked to devote themselves to the vision, mission and other challenges confronting secondary education in the country.
Delta state governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, who stated this at the opening ceremony of All National Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), held at Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, described the problems in the subsector as enormous and tasked all stakeholders to rise to the challenge.
Represented by the Chief of Staff, Johnson Erijo, the governor said: “I appeal to you to spend some time to reflect on these issues, which are causing great concern to parents. Some of these challenges include cultism, drug abuse, indecent dressing, examination malpractice and insubordination, among others.”
The governor assured the schools heads of government support in the task of curtailing the vices and restoring sanity back to schools.Speaking on the theme: “The roles of education stakeholders in sustainable secondary school management in Nigeria,” ANCOPSS National President, Muhammad Musa said the conference was aimed at exchanging ideas and making recommendations on matters affecting education in the country. Musa added that issues affecting the sector, which are considered to be of public interest, would be addressed.
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