The Bauchi State Commissioner of Education, Dr. Aliyu. U. Tilde, has said that “seniority” is henceforth banned in all public boarding schools in state.
The Commissioner said this in a circular to all public schools in the state, obtained by EduCeleb.com on Friday.
Tilde said the Ministry has noticed how the practice of “seniority” among students of boarding schools have deteriorated into inhumane treatment of junior students by their seniors.
The Commissioner, in the circular, titled: “BAN ON SENIORITY,” said seniority creates an atmosphere of fear that is not conducive for learning.
The circular reads: “The Ministry has noticed how the practice of ‘seniority’ among students of boarding schools have deteriorated into inhumane treatment of junior students by their seniors.
“This has created an atmosphere of fear that is inconducive for learning.
“‘Seniority’ is henceforth banned in all public boarding schools in Bauchi State.
“All students must do their personal chores without belabouring their juniors.
“If there is any misconduct by a student, that should be visited by punishment, individual student must not take laws into their own hand.
“The matter must be reported to prefect, headmaster ls or to the school authority for appropriate action.
“Any violation of the ban will be met with immediate disciplinary action that may include dismissal.
“School administrators are called upon to exercise vigilance and put in place all mechanisms to check the ill practice. They will be held responsible for violations of the ban in their school.”For information on Press Releases, Photos, Promotional Events and Adverts, Please Call or Send a Text to 09052129258, 08124662170 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org