Secondary school students protest lack of teachers in Port Harcourt

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Students of Olanada Community Secondary School, in Rumuola Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday, 15 February staged a peaceful protest over the lack of teachers in their school.

The students were pictured with various placards with the inscription “No employment of teachers for the past six years”, “All our teachers have been retired no replacement”, wondered how they would write their serious exams without core subject teachers like; Mathematics, English, Biology”, and others as they protested on the streets.

Some of the students who spoke to reporters disclosed that no new teacher had been employed in the said school in the past six years, despite the yearly retirement of teachers from service in the school

The students called on the state Governor, Nyesom Wike to fulfill the promises he made on the recruitment of teachers to fill the vacancies left by those who retired from teaching.