Kaduna State Governor; Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has expressed disappointment over the examination results of the teachers penned down for reappointment.
The governor disclosed this when he was receiving the chiefs and traditional rulers from southern Kaduna. The visiting party was led by Alhaji Muhammadu Isah Muhammadu, the Emir of Jama’a and they used the courtesy call as a means to express their gratitude to the governor for the reopening of the tertiary institutions that had been closed due to security issues that have plagued the region for several months.
El-Rufai appreciated their gesture and disclosed that 50 percent of the teachers that took the primary 4 test that was set as a standard for reabsorption into the civil service. he also said that several of the students on state scholarships to study outside Nigeria were underperforming. He also stated that some of these students were being asked to withdraw because of their poor academic performance.
“Their performance is shameful because their academic performance in secondary schools back home was convincing enough that they should do better outside Nigeria. This is a clear demonstration of the government’s effort towards improving teachers’ capacity for effective teaching and learning in public schools,” he concluded.