Low turn out of students was experienced across schools visited by Awawa FM today, even as school administrators have advised parents to actively play their roles as caregivers.

Written by on September 19, 2022

As primary and secondary schools resume today in Ondo State , School Administrators in Okitipupa have called on parents to fulfill their mandatory obligations as caregivers, while tasking students to be committed to their studies and to act in compliance with school ethics.

Awawa FM correspondents who visited Ofedepe Comprehensive High School, Stella Maris College and Methodist High School, all in Okitipupa Local Govt observed that schools today experienced low turnouts of students, as against the availability of teachers who confirmed their earnest readiness to work.

The Principals of Methodist High School and Stella Maris College, Mrs. Idowu Asogbon and Mr Femi Ebiwonjumi respectively, restating the policies of the schools, have called on students to obey rules that have been established to guide their conduct, while reaffirming the schools’ stance to disallow the use of mobile phones during school hours, in a bid to avoid distractions and help students focus on their studies.

Stressing the need to compliment teachers efforts, the Principal of Ofedepe Comprehensive School, Mrs. Janet Oyepitan called on parents, guardians and all duty bearers to provide essential school materials, such as the required school text books, lockers and chairs that will aid teaching and learning.

Urging collaborative approach, students have been advised to be consistent and to sit tight , while tasking parents to play supportive role in providing school needs for their wards as the new session begins.

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