FCT Education Perm Sec. Calls For Support To Improve Education Standard

By: kabiru Musa & Sarah Odugbo

The newly appointed Permanent Secretary of the FCT Education Secretariat, Mr. Prospect Chukwuemeka Ibe, has called on staff and stakeholders of the Education sector to join hands with the Administration in it’s efforts to drive a comprehensive reforms that would improve the standard of education in the Territory.

The Permeant Secretary, made this call during his maiden meeting with the management team of the Education Secretariat, in his office in Abuja.

Ibe emphasized the critical need for collective efforts and a shared vision to propel the Education Sector forward.

He said the present FCT Administration under the leadership of Nyesom Wike, is committed in changing the educational fortune of the FCT to meet global best practices.

He explained that with a clear vision and goals for positive change, working together will achieve the goal of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Renewed Hope Agenda as it relates to the Educational sector of the nation’s Capital Territory.

The Permanent Secretary, outlined his vision for the development and progress of the education sector; recognizing the multifaceted challenges facing the sector and promised to improve on what he inherited.

Ibe, equally stressed the imperative of a collaborative approach involving stakeholders in the education sector; saying that with the support of all, the Wike led Administion will lay a solid foundation for qualitative education for residents of the FCT.

He charged all stakeholders to strive to make an impact in the daily discharge of their responsibilities.

His words: “True progress in education can only be achieved through collective action and effective and efficient communication strategy both internally and externally in the learning and teaching process.”

Ibe highlighted the need for a shared commitment and strong synergy in advancing educational opportunities and overcoming barriers to teaching and learning in schools.

He said education remains the bedrock of development in any society, hence, the need for a comprehensive strategy aimed at enhancing teaching quality, modernizing curriculum, framework, and equipping teachers and students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in an increasingly complex and interconnected world, while promoting digital literacy.

The Permanent Secretary urged stakeholders to leverage on their individual strengths, utilizing the available,resources to effect meaningful and education change for the benefit of all in FCT.

He commended the FCT Administration led by the Honourable Minister for FCT, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, for bringing the dream of FCT Civil Service Commission to reality; assuring that as the foundation appointees, they will ensure the right things are done and values are added to the FCT Administration civil service.