Lagos Establishes Three New Primary SchoolsFeatured, Lagos, Latest News, News, News From The State Monday, June 20th, 2016
By Niyi Adeyi
LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government (LASG) has approved the establishment and listing of three new State’s public primary schools.
The hint to this effect was in a memo released by the School Support Services Department (SSSD).
The schools were listed as: Local Government Primary School, Oke-Ishagun/Ikola, Alimosho LGEA; Community Primary School, Abule-Eko, Ikorodu LGEA and Tsangaya Primary School, Orofun, Ibeju-Lekki, LGEA.
The newly established schools bring the total number of the State’s public primary schools to 1010, spreading across the 20 Local Government Education Areas (LGEAs).
The Executive Chairman, Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Ganiyu Oluremi Sopeyin noted that the development was in line with the present administration’s vision to make qualitative and quantitative basic education available in all parts of the State.
He added that the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode would leave no stone unturned in making sure that public primary schools become more competitive.
He therefore warned public school teachers in the State not to collect any money in form of levy from any pupil or their parents.
Ambode emphasized that any public school teacher or head teacher violating the directive would face disciplinary action of the Board.
Dr. Sopeyin advised teachers to always abide by the rules and regulations governing their profession stressing that the present administration was doing a lot to take education to greater heights.
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