In an attempt to make sure owners adhere to the letter of the law, the Niger State Government has issued an executive order to govern the creation of private basic and secondary schools.
At the public presentation of the regulation for the establishment and operation of private elementary and secondary schools (Executive Order No. 15 of 2023) and the beginning of the re-validation of private schools registration exercise in Minna, the state commissioner for education, Hajiya Hannatu Salihu, made this information known.
According to her, the ministry established an implementation committee to be led by Hajiya Dije Bala and included of representatives from the state’s business sector and the ministry.
She stated that Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has approved the rules governing the opening and running of private elementary and secondary schools as an executive order No. 15 of 2023.
The executive order was created to guarantee that private education providers may participate in the provision of basic and secondary education in an enabling atmosphere, according to Jibrin. The re-validation process for their state registration aims, among other things, to make sure that all schools are included on the internet.
The executive decree, according to Yabagi Alkali, executive chairman of the Niger State Private Schools Board, is a part of the government’s efforts to guarantee that kids have access to high-quality education for their entire development.
“The executive order would serve as a working document of world-class standards for the private schools’ board and enable all actors to operate in an unambiguous knowledge-based environment,” he remarked.