The Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo has directed the Director General of the Teachers’ Training Institute, Dr. Peremoboere Stella Ugolo, to review the posting of teachers in the schools to enable government address the situation.
The Deputy Governor gave the directive during separate meetings with traditional rulers from Southern Ijaw and Nembe Local Government Areas at his office, Government House, Yenagoa.
He equally directed the Commissioner for Education, Dr. Gentle Emelah, to visit Community Secondary School, Okoroma, which building was reroofed by rain storm and make a proper assessment for necessary action.
Speaking at the meeting, the Ibenanaowei of Bomo clan, King Joshua Igbugburu, enjoined the royal fathers from Southern Ijaw local government area to ensure that security remains a priority in their domains and prevail on the people to maintain peace.
Also speaking, the paramount ruler of Okoroma clan in Nembe Local Government area, King Bethran Douglas, requested for a JTF post and police presence in the area to check the activities of criminals.
He pointed out that the face-off between Okoroma and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) over the broken power plant was a potential threat to peace in the area and appealed to government not to relent in its efforts to resolve the issue.