Stakeholders seek amendment to Secondary Education Commission Act

stakeholders in the training sector, have termed on the Countrywide Assembly to make sure fast passage and assent by President Muhammadu Buhari of the monthly bill trying to find modification to the Nationwide Senior Secondary Training Fee Act No 47 of 1999, LFN cap N73.2004.

They built the contact for the duration of a public listening to organised by the Senate Committee on Schooling in Abuja.

Speaking at the function, the govt secretary, Nationwide Senior Secondary Education and learning Fee (NSSEC) Professor Benjamin Abakpa mentioned that the invoice sought to repeal the Nationwide Secondary Schooling Commission Act N0 47 of 1999 LFN CAP N73 2004 and enact the identify, Countrywide Senior Secondary Schooling Fee (NSSEC).

Professor Abakpa mentioned further that the bill sought to infuse and expand the functions of the commission in line with the present actuality in the state and to streamline the Composition and features of the Condition Senior Secondary Training Board.

The chairman, Governing Board of the NSSEC, Dr Nimota Akanbi, said that the passage of the monthly bill would support the fee to offer efficient steerage and oversight features on broad plan issues in buy to undertake best practices, keep track of institutional assignments and get funding outside the house the federal government to strengthen the amenities and infrastructure which are the hallmark of an fantastic Senior Secondary Training Commission.

She mentioned further that the fee, in its quest of repositioning the senior secondary training, would be bettering on local community participation and international state connection in senior secondary universities, as very well as partnering with the Nigerian Educational Analysis & Advancement Council (NERDC), in updating the Senior Secondary Instruction curriculum.



She appealed to the Senate Committee on Education to move the NSSEC monthly bill into law, introducing that the Commission and its stakeholders are keen to have the amendment of the NSSEC act of 1999 to align with recent realities.

Talking before, the president of the Senate, Mr Ahmed Lawal, who declared the public listening to opened mentioned that the Senior Secondary Education is in a formative stage in the schooling sector and, as these kinds of, satisfactory attention should be paid out to get it right.

He urged stakeholders to come up with submissions that would support the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Instruction headed by the chairman, Senator Ibrahim Gaidem, in the modification method and result that would market delivery of good quality senior secondary training in Nigeria.