It was a moment of emotional outbursts as students of Ojota Junior Secondary School, Ojota, Lagos State, relive their efforts at getting educated. ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH writes.
“If I had my way, I would stop going to school because everything about my classroom disgusts me. The floor is always dirty. The ceilings are falling down. There are no adequate seats in the classroom. I can barely hear what the teachers say while teaching us. We are so many in the class,” Eunice Bello, 11, lamented.
That might have explained why Bello performed poorly in her first term examination.
“My performance was so poor that my mother started crying. I have told my parents to please change my school, but because they have no money to send me to private school, I have to manage going to Ojota Junior Secondary School, (Ojota JSS), Lagos State,” the young girl lamented.
“When I was attending a private school, I could read and write. I could understand what my teachers were teaching me. But here…