ENUGU GOVERNMENT BANS UNAUTHORIZED SOCIAL, SPORTING ACTIVITIES IN ITS PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
The Enugu State Government has banned all unauthorized social and sporting activities in its public educational institutions.
In a public service announcement by the State’s Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, the Government has observed that some persons have been attempting to vandalize and steal these facilities meant for improving education in the State.
He said any persons or group of persons interested in using any of the State’s Educational facilities must get a written approval from the Hon. Commissioner of Education upon a request through the appropriate Board or Parastatals.
The statement reads; ‘’The Enugu State Government in pursuit of quality education for her citizens has invested heavily in the construction, renovation and equipping of educational institutions at the basic, secondary and tertiary levels. However, it has been observed that some unpatriotic and callous individuals have been making attempts to vandalize and steal these facilities put in place for the advancement of education in the State.
‘’Consequently, Government has directed that no social or sporting activities organized by any person or group of persons shall take place henceforth in any of the state public educational institutions without the written approval of the Hon. Commissioner of Education upon a request through the appropriate Board or Parastatals.
‘’As the Harmattan season sets in, heads of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions are directed to forthwith ensure the clearing of the school environment and restriction of unauthorized entrance into the school premises to avoid any fire outbreak.
‘’All heads of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions are, therefore, directed to ensure strict compliance.’’