To achieve expected result within the six weeks making the third term of the 2019/2020 Academic session, Teachers in Akwa Ibom have been urged by the State Government to dedicate and commit themselves to duty.
The Education Monitoring Team from the Governor’s office which had their Staff in different Senatorial districts of the State on Friday, October 2, 2020, gave the advice while monitoring prompt resumption, Teachers effectiveness, lessons delivery and compliance to State Government Protocols on COVID-19.
In most schools visited, the turn out of Students and Teachers was above average but not too impressive. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Education Monitoring, Mrs Idongesit Etiebet while reviewing all record books for Teachers Lateness and absenteeism, urged Principals and Teachers to raise their games, adding that erring Teachers from next week, will face tough times.
Stressing on the need for Teachers to be more committed, diligent, dedicated and focused on the discharge of their duties, the Education Monitoring Boss directed the Principals and School heads to instill discipline so as to achieve the Government’s desired results. Calling on all hands to be in deck, the Governor’s Aide specifically instructed all pupils and Students to always observe all COVID-19 Protocols, even as they study their books.
In Community Secondary School, Etoi, the Education Monitoring team coincidentally met with the Chairman, State Ethical and Attitudinal reorientation Commission (EARCOM), Dr Dorathy Thompson and her staffers.
Teachers and Students of the school were urged not to only recite the Dakkada Anthem, but to remain resolute in practicing the words of the Dakkada Creed.
The EARCOM Boss while introducing the newly unveiled coat of Arm, Flag and Anthem of the State to Students, urged the Pricipal and Teachers to always hoist the State flag in the school and ensure that the Students sing the State Anthem alongside the National Anthem during morning Assembly.
Schools visited by the team led by Mrs Etiebet were; Community Secondary School Aka Offot, Government School, Ibiaku Ishiet, Comprehensive Secondary School, Idu Uruan. Other Schools visited by the team led by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Education Monitoring, Akparawa Udeme Udofia include Mary Hanneh Secondary School Oron, Community Secondary School, Eyo Abasi, Oron, Community Secondary Grammar School, Ebughu, Mbo.