Bayelsa asks non-public faculties to waive first time period charges
Bayelsa asks non-public faculties to waive first time period charges, Private faculties in Bayelsa State won’t cost first time period college charges for the 2020/2021 educational session, however will solely gather third time period charges for the just-concluded session.
This resolution was reached throughout a gathering on the Education House in Yenagoa between the state Ministry of Education and the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Nigeria Union of Teachers, and the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools of Nigeria.
The assembly adopted controversy over whether or not or not the gathering of charges for the third time period was justifiable within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastating flood which compelled the federal government to close down faculties two weeks after resumption in October.
The Commissioner for Education, Gentle Emelah, who presided over the assembly, stated the choice was aimed toward easing the monetary burden on dad and mom.
He stated, “For the sake of equity, the federal government thought it clever to contemplate the dad and mom seeing that the pandemic and the flood scenario introduced hardship to everybody.
“It may be very essential to ease dad and mom of some stress. There is the necessity for faculties to renew and rapidly spherical off the excellent third time period and instantly resume the primary time period with no new price charged for the time period.”