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Regional News of Thursday, 23 June 2022


Six secondary school students in Taraba expelled for staging protest

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Six students of Government Day Secondary School Salihu Dogo in Jalingo, Taraba state have been expelled following their decision to stage a protest against the management of the school.

A week ago, some students accused the school's management of corruption and failing to provide the students with infrastructure.

The protest was said to have occurred last week Wednesday, in front of the principal's office

In the video which is making rounds, a student could be seen lamenting the frustration they go through due to the lack of laboratories.

She also mentioned that the teachers have failed to conduct practical tests for the students.

"Science class we don't even have a lab. Science class we have never taken practical.

See Biology, Physics, Chemistry, no lab. No seat. You will be standing. How would you even listen to the lectures that they are teaching. You will not even understand even one thing."

According to reports, the school has a population of about 1,000 students paying the sum of N4,800 per term of which N500 is for furniture and another N500 is
for feeding fee.

Since this news broke, the state government is yet is speak on the issue.


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