Jigawa LG queries 14 teachers over alleged absenteeism

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By Nabilu Balarabe

Kirikasamma () – Kirikasamma Local Government Council in has queried 14 teachers alleged dereliction duty.

Alhaji Bulama Kaku, Secretary Education Secretary in council, told News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Kirikasamma affected teachers were in habit abandoning duty posts on Fridays.

”The teachers are from the Junior Arabic Secondary School, Marma, Likori Primary School and Marma Primary School.

”I recently paid an unannounced visit to the and met the teachers absent

”The council will soon introduce a -work--pay to serve as deterrent to erring teachers.

“ Considering as a public holiday day is a serious offence will not be tolerated.

“ Government pays our regularly, promotes us on time, therefore, I see reason why someone will be late or absent in class,” Kaku said.

The ES, however, commended the Council Chairman, Alhaji Salisu Garba-Kubayo, for support to education in the council.

The chairman bought instructional for , 2,000 students.

He also commended the Federal Government for its school feeding programme which he said had significantly encouraged enrollment of pupils in the area.