King’s College Denies Alleged Compulsory Boarding Policy, PTA Levy Increment – THISDAYLIVE


Uchechukwu Nnaike

The Principal King’s College, Lagos,  Mr. Andrew Agada has refuted claims of enforcing compulsory boarding for all students of the school.
This was just as Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Mr. Sunday Ameh denied imposing a new PTA Levy on the parents.
They said this while briefing journalists yesterday, in reaction to the protest by some unidentified persons, who claimed to be parents of the school.
The protesters accused the school management of directing that all students should become boaders and accused the PTA executives of inreasing the Levy to N8,000 from N5,000 and imposing the new amount on parents.
But the principal said that at the emergency PTA meeting held on July 30, he had stressed the need for all students from junior secondary one (JS1) to senior secondary one (SS1) to become boarders to curtail truancy and indiscipline and improve students’ academic performance.
For instance he said some of the day students…

Source: Thisday Newspaper