NLC Boss calls on Govt to declare state of emergency in education sector

Date: 2018-02-12

A Member of the National Executive Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Vice President, Industrial Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu has called on the Federal and State Governments to declare a state of emergency in the country's education sector.

According to him, it is saddened to see public schools in a state of disrepair and near abandonment, stressing the need to stop falling quality, incoherent curriculum, examination malpractices, poor funding, dilapidated structures and abysmally poor sector management in the education sector.

The labour leader who gave the charge at an annual lecture organized by the Alumni Association of Ilorin Grammar School urged government at all levels to adequately pay teachers, the real drivers of education and enhance their status.

Comrade Aremu who is an alumnus of the school frowned at the government for not being able to maintain public schools, pointing out that most of the Nigerian leaders passed through public schools.

According to him, Nigeria has demonstrated significant commitment to the great task of meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with respect to achieving universal primary education; today we must demand for well motivated and productive teachers which must start with the restoration of the age long dignity of teaching profession. "Teaching is the oldest profession that teaches all other profession" he added.

Comrade Aremu therefore stressed the need to restore the status and dignity of Nigerian teachers, who under intolerable conditions are expected to build and sustain a knowledge society.

 

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Adebara     Ayodele Olaosebikan     Ilorin Water Reticulation     Oyawoye     Sulyman Age AbdulKareem     David Adesina     Plat Technologies     Dele Belgore     Okedare     Yoruba     Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah     Monkey Pox     Elections     Offa Poly     Isiaka Saka Opobiyi     Kwarareports.com     Aisha Abodunrin Ibrahim     Kulende     Hassan Saliu     Salary     Abdulmajeed Wahab     Ishaq Salman     Alabi Lawal     TIC     Bamidele Adegoke Oladimeji     Issa Oloruntogun     Kwara Politics     Idris Garba     Saka Asiat Ayinke     AGF Abdulrazak     Igbomina     School Of Nursing     Ladi Hassan     Makama Of Ilorin     Kwara Restoration Project     Sobi FM     Firdaos Amasa     Valsolar Consultoria     NTA Ilorin     Mohammed Abduraheem     Lawyers Unite Against Corruption     Olatunji Bamgbola     Mahmud Durosinlohun Atiku     Oniyangi Kunle Sulaiman     Oke-Oyi     Kayode Ibrahim     Lawan     Oye Tinuoye     Fatai Adeniyi Garba     Idris Garuba     Aliyu Salihu     Aisha Buhari     Haliru Yahaya     Abdulwahab Ololele     Adesoye     CCB     Salman Alada     College Of Education     Ola Falade     Shao     QuickWin     Titus Suberu-Ajibola     Hassan A. Saliu     Moses Adekanye     Ilorin     Salake     Alanamu     Al-Adaby     Abdulkadir Orire     Jalala     V.O. Abioye     Najim Yaasin     Abiodun Jacob Ajiboye     Mustapha Akanbi     Yusuf A. Usman     Arandun     Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq