UBEC commences audit of basic education schools in the north

Hamid Bobboyi
The Universal Education Commission (UBEC), has announced the conduct of 2018 national personnel audit of all public and privates basic education schools in the northern region.

According to a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, in Abuja, yesterday, the exercise would start on June 3rd, 2018 and end on June 30th, 2018.

“The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) is mandated by the UBE Act 2004 to carry out in concert with the states and local governments at regular intervals a personnel audit of teaching and non-teaching staff of all basic education institutions, establish a basic education data bank and conduct research on basic education in Nigeria.

“In pursuit of this mandate, UBEC hereby announces the conduct of 2018 National Personnel Audit which seeks to obtain comprehensive and reliable data of children of school-going age enrolled in basic education schools, ECCDE, Primary and Junior Secondary as well as existing infrastructure, administrative and management personnel in this category. The exercise in the 19 northern state and FCT will target both public and private schools and will start on June 3rd, June, 2018 and end on June 30th, 2018”. He said.

Bobboyi said that field officers would visit schools and institutions to administer questionnaires and collect relevant information on all basic education operations in the northern region.
He urged all UBE stakeholders to accord the field officers all the necessary support toward ensuring the success of the exercise.

He also directed all the school heads and proprietors especially private operators in remote areas to contact their local government education authorities and ensure that their schools are adequately covered during the exercise.
 UBEC had flagged-off the conduct of 2018 national personnel audit of all basic schools in the country.

 He urged all the Universal Basic Education (UBE) stakeholders in the northern region to support field officers that visited their schools to collect relevant information on their basic education operations.