14th June, 2018
Dr Hamid Bobboyi, the Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has commended the Nasarawa State government for its renewed interest in UBE delivery.
Bobboyi made the commendation during a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Council, Nasarawa State, Mr Samuel Akala in Karu in statement by the UBEC Head of Public Relations and Protocol Unit of UBE, Mr Ossom Ossom, on Thursday in Abuja.
The UBEC boss was accompanied by Dr Mahmud Abubakar, Chairman, Governing Board of UBEC.
Bobboyi stressed on the importance of effective planning in basic education delivery and the need to collect data for same from public and private operators of UBE institutions.
The Council Chairman in his response, expressed appreciation for UBEC’s intervention through the National Personnel Audit.
Akala gave his assurances that the council would partner with the Federal Government and UBEC in ensuring quality UBE delivery in the state.
The UBEC boss and Chairman Governing Board, UBEC, monitored the audit exercise in some schools in Karu alongside the Deputy Chairman of council, Nasarawa State, Mr Lawal Yakubu.
Lawal said the council was committed to ensuring a successful completion of the exercise.
He said this signalled their commitment and readiness to mobilise their colleagues to participate in the exercise.
The statement said some schools visited in Karu recorded a smooth exercise of the personnel audit.
Mr Boniface Iornumbe, the Deputy Chairman, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, (NAPPS) Nasarawa State and the Chairman and Secretary, NAPPS, Karu LGA were also on ground during the monitoring exercise.
The 2018 National Personnel Audit, which is in two phases, commenced from April 29 to May 2 in all the states in the southern part of the country.
The visit also provided the opportunity for the UBEC officials to brief the local government chairman on the conduct of the ongoing 2018 National Personnel Audit in his domain.
The second phase commenced from June 3 to June 20 in all the states in the northern part of the country, the statement said.