The Plateau Chapter of the Nationwide Affiliation of Proprietors of Personal Colleges (NAPPS) has decried the proliferation of personal colleges 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 (NAN) on Tuesday in Jos.
In accordance with Musa, out of the 6,000 non-public colleges at present working within the state, solely 2,850 have been duly accredited and possess the license to function.
He mentioned the state of affairs was threatening the standard of training within the state and the nation.
He additionally mentioned that any non-public faculty working in a brief 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 colleges are arising on every day foundation in Plateau and it is a unhealthy omen for our instructional system.
We at present have 6,000 non-public colleges working in Plateau, however as I communicate with you, solely 2,850 of them have been authorised and registered by authorities.
The remaining ones, who’re much more in quantity, are working illegally.
Any non-public faculty that isn’t working in its everlasting web site has no approval, and so, it’s an unlawful faculty, the chairman mentioned.
He, due to this fact, known as on authorities to take stringent measures to curb the menace, and guaranteed that NAPPS would help strikes geared toward ridding the system of unhealthy eggs.
He additionally suggested dad and mom to do thorough background checks earlier than enrolling their youngsters and wards in non-public colleges, including that such investigation would naturally ship quacks out of enterprise. (NAN)