The present administration in Kogi State says it is passionate in ensuring that long lost standards are brought back to public schools. Capt Idris Wada, Kogi State Governor stated this when he received in audience, National Standing Committee of All Nigerian
Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools in Nigeria, who are in the State for their National Executive Council meeting.
The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Yomi Awoniyi, disclosed that as a product of public school system in the years past, he has put in place measures towards ensuring that public schools regain their lost glory.
Capt Wada urged the principals to give serious consideration to the conference, such that their recommendations will help reposition secondary schools across the country.
The governor maintained that aside improving physical infrastructures in all its Iconic and other secondary schools geared towards improving teaching and learning, efforts he added has been intensified at improving human capital development through training and re-training of its teachers.
The governor assured that the state will pay serious attention to the deliberations arising from the conference towards leveraging on their recommendations to assist in improve learning and teaching in its secondary schools.
Capt Wada praised the harmony that has existed between ANCOPS and the state government, said no effort will be spared in making their welfare and work environment conducive.
Earlier in her remarks, Hajia Dr Fatima Abdulrahman, National President of ANCOPS, said the conference which brings together principals of secondary schools from across the country, enables them to deliberate on issues affecting secondary school education with a view to proffering solutions as well as evolving best practices to aid teaching and learning in secondary school system in the country.
Hajia Dr Fatima lauded the efforts by the kogi state government geared towards uplifting standards in secondary schools, said such efforts when sustained would no doubt improve the output of students from secondary schools.