According to the Ondo State Government, it is now illegal for public school teachers to enrol their wards and children in private schools.
The State’s Chairman of the Universal Basic Education Board, Victor Olabimtan, asserted that the decline in enrollment in public elementary schools was a result of the development.
The government is concerned about the scenario despite its investments in primary education across the State, according to a statement released on Sunday, August 28, by Bisi Agboola, Head of Press and Information Services at SUBEB.
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According to the announcement, it is now illegal for any public school teachers to transport their students to private schools. The government strongly denounced the practise of certain teachers enrolling their biological children in private schools.
“Ondo State government will not relent in its efforts at upgrading school standard as well as its personnel.
“It called on the Education Secretary in the 18 local government areas in the state not to hesitate in reporting any teacher found wanting in their duty post for possible sanction.”