Plateau State Govt. Shuts Down 5,000 Private Schools Operating Without Licence
Plateau Government Says it has shut down operations of all private schools operating without Licence in the state,
The Commissioner of Education, Elizabeth Wampum, disclosed this at a press conference on Thursday where she said all licenses of all nursery, primary, and secondary schools in the state is revoked .
Wampum said the decision was taken after it was discovered that 5,000 private schools were operating without a license.
The commissioner noted that about 90 per cent of the schools do not adhere to government policies and mandates.
This is to inform the general public that the operating license of all private Nursery/Pre-primary, Primary, Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools in the State will have to revalidate their certification,” Wampum said.