Edo commissioner demotes school principal over failure to turn on generator


A principal at Imaguero Senior Secondary School, Benin has been demoted to a classroom teacher over an alleged personal disagreement with the Edo State Commissioner for Education, Ms Joan Oviawe.

The incident was said to have taken place on March 21 during a visit to the school by Oviawe.

According to a source, the commissioner reportedly descended on the principal as a result of his inability to ensure that the school’s generator set was in good working condition during the biometric registration exercise for the West African Examinations Senior Secondary School (WASSCE) candidates in the school’s hall.

In a swift reaction through a text message Oviawe however challenged the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune