Maiduguri - The Borno Government said on
Thursday that it had established about 10 temporary primary schools at
the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri.
Alhaji Grema Terab, the Chairman of the State Emergency
Management Agency (SEMA), said this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri.
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Terab said the objective of the gesture was to keep the
children in the camps busy and abreast with their studies, pending their return
He said that volunteer teachers were being used to teach the
students pending when concrete arrangements would be made to source for
teachers from displaced communities to handle the classes.
"Since the teachers from the troubled communities are
still drawing monthly salaries without teaching, arrangements are being made to
deploy them to teach in the schools in the camps." Terab said.
He said that the state Universal Basic Education Board
(SUBEB) had already donated books and other instructional materials to the