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Increase in teacher-pupil ratio `ll boost quality education- BMO

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has lauded the decision of the Federal Government to recruit more teachers in order to increase the teacher-to-pupil ratio in the country.

Its Chairman, Mr Niyi Akinsiju, said on Thursday in Abuja that the decision was a right step to delivering quality education and address the rots in the education sector.

Akinsiju recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had, at a meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) at the Presidential villa, announced that the Federal Government would recruit more teachers.

According to him, the decision of the Federal Government to increase the teacher-to-pupil ratio is the right step towards raising the standard of education in the country.

“We noted that while the Federal Government is making serious efforts to improve the education sector, some state governments have not reciprocated the gesture.

“For example, the inability of about 24 state governments to access their Universal Basic Education fund, by failing to contribute their counterpart funds, is a setback for the good intentions of the government.

“We, therefore, commend the president for his proactive measures toward improving the education standard in the country.

“This will not only raise the quality of our graduates, but will address the skills gap in workplaces,’’ Akinsiju said.

He urged the state governments to play their parts by reciprocating the Federal Government’s gesture for the benefit of all citizens.

Edited by: Abdulfatah Babatunde/Olagoke Olatoye

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