Edo State Commissioner for Basic Education, Mr. Patrick Aguinede has embarked on the inspection of Primary Schools in Benin metropolis to ascertain the condition under which pupils learn.
Wellington Akodeja reports that the rationale behind the inspection was to ensure that resources invested on education by the state government yield the desired result.
Edo state commissioner for basic education, Mr. Patrick Agiunede flipping through the time book at the various schools visited with a view to having proper knowledge of when teachers reported for duty and those on duty.
The commissioner’s first port of call was Etete primary school to ascertain the condition under which pupils learn.
Mr. Aguinede expressed concern over the situation where the school building are under high tension cables and thereafter processed to the proposed site for the school where the skill acquisition centre is located at Evboriaria.
Speaking with newsmen Mr. Aguinede said the skill acquisition centre has enough space to accommodate the pupils and expressed displeasure over the situation where pupils were learning under high tension cables.
He assured that appropriate documentation will be forwarded to the state govt. for approval.
The commissioner also visited govt. modern primary school, Emokpae primary school and Agbado primary school where he inspected the computer section in the school.
At each school visited the commissioner ex-changed pleasantries with the pupils.
The commissioner had on assumption of duty held a meeting with the Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board and permanent secretary of basic education and other officials of the ministry where he urged them to be committed to their duty.
The commissioner was accompanied on the inspection by the SUBEB chairman Sir Joseph Ennoabino, the permanent secretary Barr Usi Osemwowa and other official of the ministry.