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FCTA Inaugurates FCT-UBEB Centre For Science, Technology  

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FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has inaugurated FCT-UBEB Centre for Science, Technology and Innovative Training for capacity building and teaching in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as well as basic agricultural technique.

In a statement signed by Austine Elemue, S.A Media To FCT Minister of State said the project which was rehabilitated, equipped and donated to FCT-UBEB by Skill ‘G’ Nigeria Limited, is aimed at improving the quality of Basic Education in the Federal Capital Territory.

While inaugurating the project at the Junior Secondary School, Hajj Camp Gwagwalada, the minister noted that the project would help the territory to catch up with global trends in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ( STEM) education, starting from the basic level.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu

Aliyu, however, commended Skill ‘G’ for the laudable initiative and for choosing the Federal Capital Territory as one of the states for the pilot project, stressing, that the FCT-UBEB Science and Technology Resource Centre which was domiciled at the JSS Hajj Camp Gwagwalada was identified as appropriate for the pilot scheme.

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“It is important to stress here that the Universal Basic Education Commission and the World Bank have been partnering on strategies to inject new ideas into Basic Education Science, Mathematics and Technology in order to strengthen functional education in schools.

“Accordingly, UBEC, the World Bank and Skill ‘G’ Nigeria Limited have agreed that a pilot be conducted in order to provide for “Proof of Concept” that will serve as a guide to both UBEC and World Bank,” she stressed.

In his remarks, the chairman of FCT-UBEB, Dr. Kabir Matazu, said Skill ‘G’ had before now renovated and equipped three science and mathematics laboratories at LEA primary school Kuje, science primary school, Gwagwalada and LEA primary school Bako in Kuje, Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils respectively.

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He noted that the impact of the training and supply of the science equipment has raised FCT above other states in the areas of science and technology competition in Nigeria. He further revealed that FCT UBEB schools have won several laurels at the 22nd National JETS competition that took place in Bariga, Lagos state.

Matazu, therefore, appealed to other donors to support and provide for the educational needs of children in basic education.

 

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Barr. Magaji Donates 10,000 Science Books To Secondary School Students

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Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, display copies of science textbooks he donated to secondary school students in Toto local government council of Nasarawa state on Monday
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Barr. Magaji Donates 10,000 Science Books To Secondary School Students

Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, display copies of science textbooks he donated to secondary school students in Toto local government council of Nasarawa state on Monday

Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, display copies of science textbooks he donated to secondary school students in Toto local government council of Nasarawa state on Monday

By Abubakar Sadiq Isah, Toto.

A federal prosecutor in the office of the Attorney General And Minister of Justice, Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, has donated 10,000 copies of science textbooks to secondary school students in Toto Local Government Council of Nasarawa.

Majaji, while performing the flagg-off of distribution of the textbooks in Toto on Tuesday, said the science textbooks are to be distributed to both senior and junior secondary schools across the local government council.

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He said his desire to donate the textbooks was encouraged students to study science subjects so that they would be able to stand the challenges of any science related profession in their future.

He also said that the textbooks covered syllabus for first, second and third term, while urging parents to ensure they send their wards to school so that they become useful and contribute to the development of the society.

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The principal of Government Secondary School (GSS) Toto, Mallam Usman Ibrahim, commended Barrister Magaji for donating textbooks to students of various secondary schools in the area, saying such move will go a long way to encourage students to study science subjects.

Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, middle during the donation of 10,000 science textbooks in Toto local government council of Nasarawa state on Monday

Barrister Labaran Shuaibu Magaji, middle during the donation of 10,000 science textbooks in Toto local government council of Nasarawa state on Monday

He said the gesture will also encourage parents to intensify efforts in sending their children to not only school but to learn science subjects.

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Kogi Science, Technology Teaching Service Commission Cries For More Teachers.

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Kogi Science, Technology Teaching Service  Commission Cries For More Teachers.

The widening ratio of science and technology teachers to students in the country has been identified as one of the major factors that is frustrating efforts geared towards bringing out the best out of the students.

Chairwoman of the Kogi state Science Technical Education Teaching Service Commission, (STETSCOM), Mrs Cecelia Cook

Chairwoman of the Kogi state Science Technical Education Teaching Service Commission, (STETSCOM), Mrs Cecelia Cook

From Idris Ahmed, Lokoja.

Chairwoman of the Kogi state Science Technical Education Teaching Service Commission, (STETSCOM), Mrs Cecelia Cook made the observation in an address she delivered at the 2021 edition of Science and technology and project exhibition held on Thursday at the Confluence stadium, Lokoja.

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Mrs Cook, while appreciating Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, for prompt payment of staff salaries, however called on the government to employ more teachers to pave way for effective teaching and learning in the schools.

” Presently, the ratio of teachers to students is wide analytically, thus, the inability to bring out the best out of the students. ” She lamented.

The Chairwoman said her Commission equally requires the state government to equip the science laboratories and supply science text books for imparting complete knowledge to the students as well as approve special allowance for science teachers as incentive.

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She also appealed to Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and philanthropist to assist the Commission as a collaboration to organise seminars and workshops in science for the schools to build upon the skills acquired by the students and their teachers.

While appreciating the efforts of the science teachers for developing and binging out innate potentials in the students and creating enabling atmosphere for innovative technology, Mrs Cook called on them to brace up in methodology to bring out the best for the development of science and technology in the country.

She therefore called on parents to support their wards as there are creative tendencies inherent in them.

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The occasion was graced by prominent government functionaries, school administrators, parents and scientists and technicians.

Of the 20 schools that participated, 5 were were marked the best with Government Science Secondary School, Lokoja, as the overall best, for producing a recycling household wastes, like plastic bottles and gas cylinders into floor interlocks.

Others are Bishop Delisle College, Lokoja, which came second by producing de stoning of rice machine among others.

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FCT COE Zuba Business Education/Accounting graduate launches book

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Graduate of Business Education And Accounting of the College of Education (COE) Zuba

Graduate of Business Education And Accounting of the College of Education (COE) Zuba

By Abubakar Sadiq Isah, Abuja.

A graduate of Business Education And Accounting of the College of Education (COE) Zuba, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Zaharadeen Sani, on Wednesday, launched a book.

The 48 page book, which he wrote and titled “The Dilemma of Nigerian Youths” was launched at the college mini hall.

Sani, who is the author of the book while speaking at the launching of the book, said he was inspired to write the book because of the travails of the Nigerian youth, which he said they are relagated to hooligans in the society.

He said Nigerian are serious dilemma where they are only used and dump by some selfish people, especially during the electioneering campaign where the youths are hired as thugs by desperate politicians.

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He said some desperate only identified with the youths during elections, where the youths are used as thugs to snatch ballot boxes on election day across various polling units.

He said the book will go along a way in reshaping the youths imagination and drive them towards a positive action in all ramifications, even a he said Nigerian youths must rise up and be hard-working inorder for them to achieve a more later decent life.

The provost of the college, Dr. Mohammed Gambo Hamza, while launching the book, commended the author for his foresight in picking pen to write such a book with the title as “The Dilemma of Nigerian Youths”.

Hamza, who was represented by Dean, School of Vocational And Technology, Dr. Aisha Abubakar, said the college was proud of having one of its graduate to composed such a book, saying such initiative was a clear challenge to other students of the college to emulate.

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He said it was quite a dilemma that after the youths struggled to educate themselves right primary to tertiary institutions without a job, saying such youths ended in engaging in social vices such as drugs abuse, armed robbery, rapist, kidnapping and crime in the society.

“You will observed that at the end of whole thing, they are not even absolve into government worker as they don’t have any future which at the end, they engage in any kind of crime in the society,” he said.

The provost said it was unfortunate that parents have trained their youths in school, they ended up not seeing any outpost in them after graduation due to lack of employment.

Also speaking, Mr. Obiora Ozonwa, who was the book reviewer, said the book was very interesting and of world standard, saying the writer had for be a perfect work in his book after going through all the contents.

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He said the writer was his students at the college at the department of Business Education and Accounting, adding that every contents in the book was quite interesting.

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“And there is no doubt that the youths in this country have been truly relegated. And you can understand that the youths have the largest population in the country,” he said.

Ozonwa, noted that it was quite unfortunate that governance has taken the youths to be useless, saying book will exposed the youth to understand more about their future.

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