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With out Amenities, Bayelsa College students Take Examination On Naked Flooring

College students of Gbaranowei Grammar Faculty, Okolobiri close to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have lamented the poor situation of amenities within the college.

They mentioned the scenario had deteriorated to the extent that they had been taking their promotion examinations on the naked ground.

LEADERSHIP gathered the varsity, which was established in 1973 as a boarding college for each girls and boys, has produced eminent Nigerians, a serving minister from the Niger Delta and a commissioner within the state, amongst others.

Nevertheless, the situation of the varsity when LEADERSHIP visited confirmed two dilapidated classroom blocks with out ceilings, seats, doorways and home windows, and college students needed to sit on the naked ground to take their promotion examinations.

Our correspondent when he visited the varsity on Monday noticed that the walkway was dangerous and over 100 college students had been taking examinations in one of many school rooms with over 20 college students sitting on the naked ground.

It was revealed that the varsity had the problem of seats since most of them had been destroyed throughout the 2012 flood and the few seats accessible had been because of the effort of oldsters below the Dad and mom Academics Affiliation (PTA).

In one of many school rooms, SSS2B, there have been simply 11 seats that would comprise three college students every for 79 science college students and 35 arts college students within the college which has a scholar inhabitants of over 2,000.

The employees room was no higher with not more than eight tables and chairs whereas the vast majority of the academics needed to stand because of the similar problem of lack of faculty furnishings.

Reacting to the event, the commissioner for info, orientation and technique, Ayibaina Duba, mentioned the federal government was conscious of the scenario and one thing was being completed to deal with it.

Duba mentioned the Ministry of Schooling had carried out a NEEDS evaluation to find out the actual challenges going through every college within the state.

He mentioned the challenges together with college furnishings, lack of academics and the state of buildings disclosing the state authorities had bought some seats and expressed shock that Gbaranowei Grammar Faculty didn’t get any.


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