Teachers decry kidnapping, rape, attacks in South-East schools

All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, South-East Zone, on Thursday, lamented and condemned attacks, rising insecurity and other menaces in secondary schools across the region, calling for proactive measures to address the challenges.

In a communique issued at the end of their Mandatory Continuing Professional Training programme in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, the principals listed the attacks to include gunmen attacks, abduction of staff and students, kidnapping, rape, suicide, unwitting deployment of mines and explosives by criminals, among others.

In the communique which was signed by the Zonal Chairman of the group, Ezeah Livinus, and the Secretary, Chukwu Emmanuel, the principals lamented that the situation was affecting teaching and learning and urged relevant stakeholders to halt the ugly trend.

As agents of innovation, the communique said principals should use supervisory and records management practices, as well as…

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