Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has abolished payment of all fees, including tuition in all public schools in the state.
Governor Soludo made the announcement at Premier Primary School, Obosi, Idemili North Council Area.
Those affected are pupils in nursery to primary six, and JSS. 1 to 3 students.
The Governor who identified four categories of schools in the state as Private private schools, Mission Private schools, Mission public schools and Public public schools, said that the poor people attend the last category of school which he explained will be used as a model in school administration and management.
The Governor added that the aim is to go back to the basic when education was used as the equalizer, such that children from poor and rich backgrounds will attend the same school and compete favourably, stressing that his administration will commence massive infrastructural development in all government-run schools in the coming weeks and months.
Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Ernest Ezeajughi, Commissioner for Education, Professor Ngọzi Chuma-Udeh, her Works counterpart, Engr. Ifeanyi Okoma, among others, teachers, pupils and Obosi community leaders, were present when the announcement was made.
Credit: Ejike Abana, ABS Government House Correspondent
Tag: Anambra Soludo
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 9/21/2023 4:18:05 PM