The Yobe State Commissioner of Basic and Secondary Education, Mohammed Sani Idriss has temporarily dismissed the principals of five boarding senior secondary schools in the state.
According to reports, the affected principals were not present in their respective schools during an unscheduled visit by the Commissioner to the schools.
As disclosed by the Commissioner on via his Facebook page, the suspension letters were issued by the Executive Chairman Teaching Service Board in the state at the instance of the Commissioner who was unhappy with with the absence of the affected principals during the visit Monday, the 6th of September, 2021.
The post reads, “Senior Vice Principals of the five schools have been directed to take charge of running the affairs of the schools with immediate effect.”
“While the Teaching Service Board and the mother Ministry have deployed competent staff to assist in smooth running of the schools, and especially to ensure successful completion of the ongoing WAEC exams, the affected Principals would know their fate after facing a disciplinary committee to be constituted soon”, he stated.