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CROSS RIVER: HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY APPEAL FOR REHABILITATION OF SCHOOLS.

CROSS RIVER: HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY APPEAL FOR REHABILITATION OF SCHOOLS.

LEGISREPORTS NG – In a motion moved by Itaya Asuquo Nyong, Deputy Speaker and a representative of Atamkpa 1 constituency, a call for the urgent rehabilitation and renovation of the Special Education Secondary School, Ibom layout, Calabar and other dilapidating institutions in the state, has been made to the government by the Cross River State House of Assembly.

The motion appealed to the government to provide chairs, motivating incentives to teachers to help children with special needs, and to landscape the institutions’ premises.

Abeng Moses Onoh, Leader of the House, and member representing Obubra II State Constituency, pointed out that the facilities in this special school   were obsolete. He called for a renewed government commitment towards updating and renovating the school for better performance of the children.

The House asked the relevant committee of the House to pay visits to the schools in question and present a status report to the House for consideration in two weeks.

 

Commendations to the government of cross RIVERS

The House commended government for its assistance to the growth of the various Special Education schools in the state.

Ajor Agaji, member representing Bekwara State Constituency, commended Governor Liyel Imoke, saying that every effort made in this sector cannot be said to be enough. He urged government to continue in that direction by enhancing Special Education centers and public schools across the state.

Member representing Boki 1 State Constituency, Ernest Eki, said a good environment enhances good learning and that it was important for government to reciprocate the contribution of the handicapped to nation building, especially in sports by giving them befitting school equipped with modern facilities.

Also supporting the motion, is Jacob Otu Eniya, member representing Boki II State Constituency, who noted that it was one thing to build institutions of learning and another to be committed in ensuring that the aim is realized and commended all donor agencies and church leaders who have continued to contribute to the welfare of the public in the schools.

 

 

 

This report was prepared by our reporter in Calabar.

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