The governor asked residents to report absentee teachers.
The Bayelsa Government says it is committed to enforcing discipline among classroom teachers in public schools.
This is contained in a statement issued by Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in Yenagoa on Monday.
The statement said the measure was to improve service delivery in public schools and the implementation of government’s restoration programme in the education sector.
It urged the people of the state to report classroom teachers, who absented themselves from duty, for appropriate disciplinary action.
“Persons with evidence of teachers in public schools, who absented themselves from duty, have been urged to call telephone numbers 08146979615 and 08146979616 and report such teachers with immediate effect,” she said.
The statement reaffirmed government’s desire to improve on the educational fortunes of the state.
It called on parents, guardians, teachers and the general public, to support government’s efforts in achieving its goals in the sector.
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