FG Reinstates Commitment to Protecting Schools and Learning Institutions

The federal has restated its commitment to protective learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel, colleges and learning establishments across the country from violent attacks. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu created this statement on weekday whereas marking the primary International Day for the Protection of Education from Attack.

The Minister aforementioned the protection of attack subjects is associate obligation of presidency. He admitted that, over the years, colleges are vulnerable by Boko Haram, thugs, bandits, unknown people and teams and  appealedto stakeholders to watch the quality of learning centres.

Adamu delineate the kidnapping of learners associated academics from places of learning as an infringement on their rights to quality education and drawn up their immediate unharness, adding that Federal Republic of Nigeria is committed to observant all existing international protocols on education and freedom of learning furthermore as kid rights to quality education in a very protecting atmosphere.

According to the Minister, except the CRCs complementing elective protocol on the involvement of kids in armed conflict, there area unit alternative instruments like the Austrian capital Declaration and Programme of Action and therefore the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the kid to that Federal Republic of Nigeria could be a soul and duty-bound to watch as a accountable country.

He additionally referred to as on security agencies to place in additional efforts in guaranteeing the protection of faculties and learning centres and charged communities to require possession of the protection of faculties in their environments. The Minister praised the sacrifices of scholars, academics and non-teaching employees World Health Organization have fallen victims of violent attacks describing them as fallen heroes of the numerous instances of attacks on learning facilities.