Adamawa Govt. distributes instructional materials to public schools
The Adamawa Government has distributed instructional materials to all the Senior Secondary Schools in the state to enhance teaching and learning.
In a speech at the launch of the distribution of the materials in Yobe on Wednesday, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, said that the initiative was meant to promote education.
Fintiri, represented by his Deputy, Prof. Kaletapwa George-Farauta, said that the materials were of paramount importance, especially in imparting knowledge to the students as well as serving as teaching aids to the teachers.
“Our administration has placed so much priority on education and we will not relent in providing relevant instructional materias in our schools,” the governor said.
The Executive Secretary of the State Post-Primary Education Board (SPPEB), Mr Samuel Wegerang, listed the items to include 25,982 report sheet booklets, 11,996 students files and 77,994 scheme of work booklets.
Other were 5,985 units of class attendance register, 3,486 cartons of white chalk, 4,998 packets of blue biros and 84 catons of A4 papers.
Wegerang described the materials as desirous and timely, considering the pressing need for them in schools.
He lauded the efforts of the government in making such exercise a routine affair.
According to him, this administration has made the procurement and distribution of instructional materials an annual event.
The SPPEB boss warned school Principals and teachers as well as all those who would take the custody of the materials against diverting them.
“We would closely monitor their usage and whoever is found to be diverting or misusing them would definitely be sanctioned, accordingly,” he said.