Kano govt suspends 3 school principals, queries 6 teachers
Kano State government has ordered the immediate suspension of three principals of public secondary schools for dereliction of duty.
SOLACEBASE reports that the schools affected are G.G.S.S. Dawanau, G.G.S.S. Kwa and G.A.S.S. Dawanau all in Dawakin Tofa local government area, of the state.
The State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Umar Haruna Doguwa announced this shortly after visiting the schools between 9-10 a.m. today (Friday), where he found out that the affected principals had not reported to their duty posts.
A statement issued on Friday by Ameen K. Yassar, Director Public Enlightenment, Kano State Ministry of Education, said from the checks the commissioner conducted, all of the three officers have routinely absconded from work on Fridays, for quite some time.
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“This administration will not condone truancy, lateness or any form of official misconduct, therefore, these principals are suspended forthwith”, the statement said.
‘’The Commissioner further directed that new and competent principals be posted to the three schools immediately, to ensure that academic activities are not disrupted.’’
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‘’Alh. Umar Doguwa also directed that four teachers at GGSS Kwa and two at GASS Dawanau be queried for truancy.’’
“The action of these principals and teachers depicts unseriousness. We are a serious government and we will not allow uncommitted people to ruin our plans for education”, he warned in the statement.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner has directed that the Principal of G.G.S.S. Harbau, Tsanyawa local government, be rewarded for her diligence.