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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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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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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

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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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IMPAP: Nasarawa Assembly Pledges To Bring Perpetrators Of Students Protest To book In Lafia.

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Chairman House Committee On Education, Hon. Oga Ogazi and Rector of the State Polytechnic, Dr Justina Kotso
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IMPAP: Nasarawa Assembly Pledges To Bring Perpetrators Of Students Protest To book In Lafia.

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, says that it would ensure that  perpetrators of students protest at Isa Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, ( IMAP) Lafia are brought to book to protect future reoccurrence and serve as deterrent to others.

This, the house said that, it would conduct thorough investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the students protest.

Hon. Daniel Oga Ogazi, the Chairman, House Committee on Education, Science and Technology gave the assurance when the committee  visited the management of the polytechnic in Lafia today.

Chairman House Committee On Education, Hon. Oga Ogazi and Rector of the State Polytechnic, Dr Justina Kotso

Chairman House Committee On Education, Hon. Oga Ogazi and Rector of the State Polytechnic, Dr Justina Kotso

Oga ogazi said that the visit was to get first hand information from the management of the institution on the students protest that led to the destruction of properties worth millions of Naira.

“First and foremost, we sympathize with you and the government over students protest that led to the destruction of properties worth millions of Naira.

“We thank God that no life was lost. We condemn the protest  in its entirety.

“We are here on an oversight function in order to rub minds with you so as to get first hand information on the students protest which will help us to carry out a thorough investigation.

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“We will do our findings and make a report, an implementable report, we will ensure that those behind the act are brought to book to serve as deterrent to others,  ” he said.

Oga ogazi assured  the management of the institution of the committee’s support  to enable them succeed for the overall development of the education sector.

“The target is to bring you down, we will not allow it. We will draw the attention of His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule to support you in fixing the Information and Communication Technology( ICT) destroyed among other facilities,” he added

Isah Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia

Isah Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia

He commended the Rector of the polytechnic for following due process while discharging her duties and called for its sustenance.

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The chairman, advised alumni members of the school to partner with the management of the institution and government in order to bring speedy development to the institution.

Earlier, Dr Justina Kotso, the Rector of the Polytechnic commended the committee for being up and doing in improving on the standard of education in the state.

“I want to commend you for sympathizing with us  over the unfortunate students protest.

“I want to disclose here that the allegation that the management has closed school fees portal and increased school fees were false.

“We did not increased students school fees and we did not close the portal. ” she said.

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She explained how the school ICT is helping in payment of students school fees thereby blocking leakages in the institution.

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The Rector commended Gov. Sule for supporting the activities of the school and called for its sustenance.

It would be reported that the committee alongside management of the institution inspected the new and old administrative blocks, library, School of Engineering Technology, electrical/ installation workshop, ICT centre and security outpost among others destroyed by the students.

 

It would be recalled that on March 11, 2021, students of the institution violently protested over alleged closure of school fees portal and increment in school fees  by the school management leading to destruction of properties.

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