The Plateau Chapter of the Nationwide Affiliation of Proprietors of Personal Colleges (NAPPS) has decried the proliferation of personal faculties within the state, describing the development as worrisome.
The Chairman of the affiliation, Mr Solomon Musa, made the comment in an interview with Information Company of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos.
In accordance Musa, out of the 6,000 non-public faculties at present working within the state, solely 2,850 have been duly accredited and possess the license to function.
He mentioned the scenario was threatening the standard of training within the state and the nation.
He additionally mentioned that any non-public college working in a short lived web site was unlawful, stating that authorities would solely give approval to varsities that had everlasting websites.
It’s true that a number of unlawful non-public faculties are arising on each day foundation in Plateau and this can be a unhealthy omen for our academic system.
We at present have 6,000 non-public faculties working in Plateau, however as I communicate with you, solely 2,850 of them have been accredited and registered by authorities.
The remaining ones, who’re much more in quantity, are working illegally.
Any non-public college that’s not working in its everlasting web site has no approval, and so, it’s an unlawful college, the chairman mentioned.
He, subsequently, referred to as on authorities to take stringent measures to curb the menace, and warranted that NAPPS would help strikes geared toward ridding the system of unhealthy eggs.
He additionally suggested mother and father to do thorough background checks earlier than enrolling their youngsters and wards in non-public faculties, including that such investigation would naturally ship quacks out of enterprise.
Edited By: Abdullahi Yusuf (NAN)