FG Restates Financial Commitment To Unity Schools As Models Of Excellence

The Minister of State for Education, Emaka Nwajuba
The Minister of State for Education, Emaka Nwajuba.

BEVERLY HILLS, April 23, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to funding the 104 unity schools across the country to enable them deliver quality education.

The Minister of State for Education, Emaka Nwajuba, disclosed this to newsmen in Keffi after inspecting facilities at the Federal Government College in  the town.

His visit was to inspect reconstruction work on the female hostel destroyed by a fire incident that reportedly claimed the life of a female student.

He said the present administration placed a premium on education as the engine of Nigeria’s economic and technological growth.

Nwajuba said that the administration was critical about the quality of service being provided in all the unity schools.

He stated that the Federal Government was expecting proper usage of the funds made available to the schools towards delivery of qualitative education and discipline to the students entrusted in their care.

Nwajuba then reassured that the present administration would not fail in its responsibilities of making the schools models for academic excellence and discipline.

He, however, appealed to those entrusted with the care and management of the schools to always ensure that they did their best to justify the confidence reposed in them.

He said it had become imperative that the colleges, established as centres of unity and excellence, must meet such standards.

The Minister, however, warned that the Federal Government would continue to monitor all the schools to ensure the judicious usage and application of funds.