Written by Edrina EMMANUEL

Board tasks FCT principals on commitment

Principals of the 62 senior secondary schools under the management of FCT Secondary Education Board has again been called to remain committed and focused in the discharge of their duties in order to achieve all round academic success. 

Chairman of the board, Hon Musa Muhammed, gave this advice during the joint meeting of the management of the constituted board and the school heads on resumption of new academic session. 

He said the new academic session should be a way to strategize to enhance the teaching and learning process while sustaining the quality of the structure already put in place. 

He stated that, it is expedient for the school heads to do the needful to achieve a holistic education in the FCT, adding that a lot is expected from them as they resume and not to take their work for granted. 

Muhammed urged them to be vigilant of their environment and pay adequate attention to what is happening around them, reminding them of the recent tremor experienced in some parts of FCT and concrete steps to be taken to avoid unforeseen incident, bearing in mind that head teachers have been entrusted with FCT school children. 

The chairman reminded them of the need to take the advantage of information and communication technology at their disposal to continue to enhance their day to day school administration of the school, reiterating the board's commitment towards the school management system to effectively monitor their students and happenings within the schools. 

Speaking in the same vein, Board Member II, Alhaji Sani Yakubu, who spoke on behalf of others said, the education system is very important and every hands must be on deck to ensure its success, stressing that the school uniform, textbooks and other instructional materials should be thoroughly checked and up to date. 

He commended the FCT schools for emerging winners in their various competitions and urged them to sustain their leading role while complying with directives which can move the education sector forward. 

In her own submission, the Ag. Director, Mrs. Nanre Emeje, said the new academic session comes with high expectations to deliver good results, hence the need to continue to remold the child for a brighter future. 

In response, the vice president of the All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, ANCOPSS, Hajia Binta Nasir, appreciated the board for their various input in ensuring the school system work effectively and efficiently.

 

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