Newly appointed Chairman of the Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Professor Mathew Sule, has promised to address the issue of shortage of teachers in the state.
The chairman stated this during his interactive session with staff of the board yesterday in Jos.
He disclosed that primary school teachers were insufficient in the state and that some classrooms were yet to have teachers while others still use make shift classrooms.
“I enjoin the staff of the Board to partner with me to restore the lost glory of public schools in Plateau,” he said. We want to make the public primary school outstanding for all public officials to bring their wards,” he said.
The chairman noted that the rate of out of school children hasn increased from one percent in 2013 to two percent in 2014 /2015 session.
“This implies that the board has to engage in sensitising and mobilising parents and guardians to understand the importance of education,” he explained.
Professor Sule said training programmes will be organised for staff of the Board and primary school teachers so that they will be positioned to deliver on their duties diligently.
Speaking earlier in his remarks, Mr Joseph Mallum, Director Personnel Management, promised that the staff will partner with the new chairman to improve the value of education in the state.

READ ALSO  Reps condemn sale of Africans in Libya, Senate begins probe