Akwa Ibom State Government has directed the immediate commencement of processes for the employment of 1,000 teachers.
Governor Udom Emmanuel who issued the directive at the State Executive Council meeting at Government House, Uyo on Wednesday also directed that the 2019 promotion results for teachers be released immediately.
In a release signed by the Hon. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, made available to newsmen indicates that the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has also been directed to complete the intervention in all the 159 schools by the first quarter of 2021.
“The meeting which focused solely on education received the 10 year report titled Akwa Ibom State Education Roadmap (AKSER) presented by the Chairman of the Education Think Tank, Prof. Hilary Inyang.
“This report contained explicit situation analysis, comprehensive needs assessment and strategic action plan. This report accommodated all the levels of education and took cognizance of current and projected demographics”.
“Furthermore, the status report of the Akwa Ibom State University was presented by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nse Essien. He gave a comprehensive report of the challenges, prospects and Programmes of the university.
“The Report of the state of Secondary Education was presented by the Chairman State Secondary Education Board, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ekaette Ebong Okon. She extensively reported on the current situation of infrastructure, personnel and curriculum of secondary schools.
“The state of primary education report was presented by the Permanent Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Mr. Ezekiel Umoh. The report focused on the current state of interventions ongoing in 159 schools across the state. (Daily Independent)