The Honourable Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has reiterated the Administration’s commitment to the development of education in the Territory.
Malam Bello stated this when he received a delegation of the Nigeria National Committee of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) led by its Chairman, Hajiya Binta Abdulkadir, on a courtesy visit to the FCTA.
The Minister who commended WAEC for its dedication in the molding of young leaders, also asked the examination body to maintain the high standard of its examination process for which it has always been known.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, the Minister assured his guests of the support of the FCT Administration for the successful hosting of the annual meeting of the National Committee in Abuja as well as all other activities of the Committee geared towards improving examination processes in the country.
Speaking further on the FCTA’s efforts at the development of education in the FCT, the Minister said that the Administration places great premium on the welfare of teachers in the FCT.
He said that the salaries and allowances of teachers like all other staff are paid when and as due and their promotions always effected. All these he added are done in order to ensure that teachers remain dedicated and focused in the discharge of their duties.
The Minister also pledged the support of the FCT Administration to WAEC in carrying out its responsibilities in the FCT.
Earlier, in her address Hajiya Binta Abdulkadir expressed the appreciation of the Council to the Honourable Minister for his personal interest in the affairs of the Council and the continual support of the FCTA to WAEC in the discharge of its duties.
She also formally invited the FCT Minister to declare open the 57th Annual Meeting of the Nigeria National Committee of WAEC and present the Endowment Fund Book Prizes to the three Best schools in the FCT in the WASSCE for school candidates for 2018.
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