FG reaffirms commitment to fund unity schools



The Federal Government has reiterated its fund  the 104 unity schools across the country to enable them deliver quality education.


The Minister of State For Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajuba,  disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Keffi after inspecting facilities at the Federal Government College, Keffi.


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


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


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


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


Nwajuba then reassured that the present 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 do their to justify the reposed on them.


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


The minister then warned that the Federal  Government continue to monitor all the schools to ensure the judicious usage and of their funds. (NAN)