Abuja schools remain safe, FCTA assures residents

Acting Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Education Secretary, Leramoh Abdulrazak, has again reiterated the safety of its teeming school age students in the various schools in the Federal Capital Territory.

The secretary, who gave this assurance during a press conference by the management of the Education Secretariat, said it is imperative to again allay the fears of parents, guardians and stakeholders of their wards’ safety in the schools operating in the FCT.

He explained that, the insecurity challenges being experienced across the country has been utmost concern to the FCT Authority and has continue to put all efforts and strategies together to safeguard its territory.

He stated further that, FCT Schools which resumed the third term academic session last month had been running smoothly with daily and intensive monitoring and inspection mechanism in place by its various departments mandated with such responsibilities.

He said no security breach has been recorded in FCT, debunking the media reports that FCT schools have been closed.

The secretary who stressed that in the face of emerging security challenges, the Education Secretariat has continued to strengthen its security personnel and surveillance with strict adherence to security tips and ensure conducive learning environment with full compliance to the Covid-19 protocols.

He therefore, calls on parents, guardians and stakeholders not to relent in complementing the government efforts and sustaining the various safety measures the FCT Administration has already put in place reminding them that security is everybody’s business.

He also assured them of their ward’s safety under the Education Secretariat custody stressing that, FCT Schools remain safe with effective and efficient learning and teaching taking place unhindered.

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