Nigeria: Parents, teachers weep over poor facilities in Ogun school
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
Parents and teachers in Community Primary School Owode in Ijako-Ota in Ijako-Ota in Ogun State have lamented about the unfortunate state of poor in the school.
At the point when PUNCH Metro visited the school on Thursday, it was seen that the offices in the school had turned into a blemish with harmed gear and offices.
Teachers and parents who talked with our reporter guaranteed that the scholarly improvement of the understudies been hampered because of an absence of legitimate and sufficient learning offices.
One of the teachers in the school, Pius, in a meeting with our reporter said, “Owode has north of 42 Local area Improvement Affiliations. However large as this spot may be, we have only two government schools and they are not as expected prepared.
“The two probably government schools were worked by the local area itself. In 2014, the school building fell. In time past, the understudies had their classes on the field without a rooftop over their heads.
“A Non-Legislative Association came from abroad to construct the school after the tempest without any preparation. The NGO found the local area by means of a video via web-based entertainment showing the upset condition of the youngsters.”
As per him, the public authority just fabricated two homerooms for the understudies while the greater part of the improvements in the school were finished by confidential people.
“The school has not experienced power supply for around two years. Understudies sit on deserted ovens and broken seats to learn,” he bemoaned.
One more educator distinguished as Babatunde likewise mourned the condition of foundation in the school, while looking for help from the public authority.
A parent recognized as Eniselu expressed, “Security in the school is zero because of the absence of a wall. Cheats come to the school routinely to take. We are under God’s control.”
At the point when reached, the state Official for Training, Ayobami Arigbabu, said, “There are two mediations by the public authority in the school. The principal mediation was in 2010/2011 while the subsequent mediation was in 2012/2013.
“Ogun State has 1,657 elementary schools. In 2013, the mediation arrived at north of 2,000 schools. We have more than 1,000 proposed projects that will initiate this year. The schools that didn’t profit from the past tasks will profit from the ongoing undertaking.”
Arigbabu asked the school the executives to advise the authority regarding any fundamental necessity in the school continually.