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Over 50% Teachers in Kaduna Failed Primary 4 Exams - Gov. El Rufai Laments

at 07:57 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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Over 50 per cent of teachers in Kaduna State penned down for re-appointment as teachers, failed primary 4 test set for them as pre-condition for re-absorption into the civil service, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has revealed.

The governor also disclosed that students who were sent on overseas study were being withdrawn due to poor academic performance.

El Rufai disclosed this when chiefs and traditional rulers from Southern Kaduna paid him a courtesy call on Tuesday.

He expressed shocks over what he described as “shameful performance of the students because their academic performance in secondary schools back home were ‎convincing enough that they would 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,” said El-Rufai said.

The royal fathers, led by Emir of Jama’a, Alhaji Muhammadu Isah Muhammadu said they decided to visit the governor to express happiness over the recent re-opening of tertiary institutions closed down in Southern Kaduna, since December 2016, as a result of insecurity in the area.

Stakeholders had commended the state government for releasing N312 million for Teacher Professional Development (TPD) in 2016.
tegonwa at 08:00 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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How Many Did You Fail?Nawaa O!
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OkeEyitayo at 08:11 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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it may not be their fault, u are good at what u prepare for and do always
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angesco at 08:12 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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Wow. This is terrible. And we wonder why the performance of children is going downhill in our schools.

If the teachers CANNOT pass a PRIMARY 4 test - how did they get to qualify as teachers in the first place.

I blame the MAN-KNOW-MAN syndrome and the QUOTA SYSTEM!
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felicilin at 09:43 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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lol i cant laugh
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gogoman at 10:31 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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SHUT UP!!! NA SO THOSE TEACHERS BE WEN DEM TEACH U FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL
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benosky4 at 10:52 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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Hausas don't have brain, so they use force and connection.
Free southerners and see the pace @ wic they'll improve in no time.

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Oworen25 at 10:56 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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Why not sack them all
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ruthie at 11:19 AM, 13 Sep 17 (6 days ago)
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nawa o...very shameful...u can now guess the sort of graduates/students we have in circulation
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Floyd29 at 12:50 PM, 13 Sep 17 (5 days ago)
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Before unko what do u expect of aboki?
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yawa_don_gas at 05:12 AM, 16 Sep 17 (3 days ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?
Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
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