News - North Central - Kwara Updated: March 24, 2023

FG Pledges Improved Education Standard In Unity Schools

By Deborah Oyewole
March 24, 2023

The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring the improvement of the standard of education in unity schools across the world.

Amb. Nimota Akanbi, the Chairman of the Governing Board of the National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC), made this commitment during a visit to Federal Government Girls College, Omu-Aran, Kwara, on Thursday.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Chairman was at the college to evaluate the state of the newly renovated Biology and Agriculture laboratories, a pilot project initiative of the commission.

Amb. Nimota Akanbi inspecting newly renovated Biology and Agriculture Laboratories at the Federal Government Girls College, Omu-Aran on Thursday.

Akanbi who was accompanied by two members of the governing board, Hajia Habiba Sulyman and Olaoluwa Asubiojo, said the project would be replicated in 112 unity schools across the nation.


This she said is part of the federal government’s efforts at ensuring that teaching and learning were in line with the best acceptable international practices and standards.

Also speaking, the Executive Secretary of NSSEC, Prof. Benjamin Abakpa, encouraged the school to use and maintain the laboratories to the optimum level.

Amasa Abdulateef, a Director in the Kwara Ministry of Education, who represented the state Commissioner for Education, said the project would be of great assistance in improving the standard of learning among the students.

Abdulateef assured of the ministry's readiness to cooperate with the school authority in maintaining the laboratories to achieve its goal. 

Kyase Samuel, the Principal of the college, on behalf of the students, staff and management of the school appreciated the federal government for the recognition given to the school through the projects.


“We cannot thank you enough for facilitating this laudable initiative of the Federal Government to be piloted in our school.

“We are also using this opportunity to assure you that the project will be given the desired priority and maintenance in order to achieve the set objectives.

“Like Oliver Twist, we are also appealing to you to use your good office to facilitate more of these laudable projects for the benefit of our students,” she expressed. 

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Deborah Oyewole

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