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Wike Suspends Schools Absent At Crucial Government House Meeting

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike on Friday ordered for the immediate suspension of operational approval of some private schools in the state.

Governor Wike gave the order during an interactive meeting with proprietors of private schools at the government, house Port Harcourt.

He queried why some of the proprietors of some private schools will not attend a meeting that was called to chart the way forward in the education sector in the state.

The Governor also instructed private schools in the state to stop payment of sanitation levy until the state government conclude with tax harmonization in the state.

Governor Wike also promised to set up a committee that will audit private schools. He said the essence is to check the qualification of teachers to ensure improved quality of education in the state.

Check photo below for names of the affected school.