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EBONYI GOVT SEALS TWO PRIVATE SCHOOLS

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From; Aloy Nkwuda

Ebonyi State government has sealed two private Schiols, namely; Divine Success Ultimate International School, Omege, Amike Aba and .New Jerusalem Academy, Amike Aba for lack of the necessary school facilities and their inability to pay the revenues due to government.

The Special Assistants to the Governor on Private Schools Development and Women Affairs, Mrs. Chinyelu Udoku and Princess Francisca Okeke who led the new state Task Force on Internal Generated Revenue /Private Schools to carry out the exercise warned the proprietors of the affected schools not to unseal the schools until the government directs otherwise.

They advised the school owners to pay commencement fee and be ready to upgrade infrastructure in their schools before the government may consider re-opening the schools.

They also advised the proprietors of Private schools to comply to government directives on IGR payments to avoid embarrassment.

The SAs expressed dissatisfaction over the level of work done by the tax PAYE officer and asked him to invite the 13 local government Tax PAYE officers to a meeting with them.

At City cleaners International School, Amike Aba and Christ the Teacher Model School, Amike Aba the proprietors promised to update their IGR Payments to government if given the opportunity.

At Excellent Name Academy no pupils were seen as a teacher who met the team, Mrs. Nonye Ofor disclosed that the pupils were still on their mid term break.

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