Cross River shuts 200 illegal private schools

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Kanjal Godshield/Calabar
Prof Offiong E. Offiong
The Cross River State government on Monday said it has shut down over 200 illegal private schools between 2007 and 2015, for not meeting up with the stipulated guidelines for the establishment of schools.
The state Commissioner for Education, Prof Offiong E. Offiong, who disclosed this during the end of tenure in Calabar, noted that, the affected schools operated without approval from the ministry.
Offiong said the closure of the schools was aimed at maintaining the good standard of education in the state.
He said that the illegal schools were located mostly in rural areas. “These affected schools were …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper