By: Patience Ossai
The newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Universal Basic Education Board (FCT-UBEB), Professor Abdullahi Mohammed, has enjoined the staff and members of the new Board to cooperate toward achieving the goals of the organization.
The Chairman, who spoke during the median meeting of the recently constituted Board and the management of the Agency Thursday at the FCT- UBEB office, Area 2, Garki District, Abuja, said he is determined to implement all policies and guidelines to enable the organization to succeed in its primary mandate, especially during his reign.
Prof. Mohammad stated that for the Board to function effectively and discharge its obligations, it required maximum cooperation from all.
He explained that to improve the performance benchmark of the Board in line with the global best practices, the Staff and stakeholders must work together for a better basic education system in the FCT.
Mohammed pledged to ensure accountability and transparency by the Board in administering the affairs of the Agency.
According to him, the judicious utilization of human and material resources by the commission will bring about unprecedented changes.
He further stated that the leadership of the organization under him will create a conducive working environment and accommodate everyone to improve the standard of education.
Mohammed commended the efforts of the outgoing acting Chairman of the Board, Dr. Alhassan Sule, who is now the Secretary of the Board for ensuring a smooth running of the commission before the inauguration of the new Board.
Responding, the Secretary of the Board, Dr. Alhassan Sule congratulated the Executive Chairman on his appointment and assured him of the cooperation of members of the Management, Board, and Staff of the Board to ensure that children in the FCT get access to Basic Education.
In his remarks at the occasion, the Director, Teacher’s Professional Development, Mrs. Jacqueline Amasike thanked the new Executive Chairman for the zeal and clear vision he has shown for the development of the FCT-UBEB
She promised a harmonious working relationship between the teachers and the Chairman that will translate into higher productivity.