The Rivers State Governor Nyesome Wike has directed immediate removal of two principals in Portharcourt.
The Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, who made this known in a statement released on Thursday the name of the two teachers are Mr. S.I. Amadi and , Rumuji, C.O. Ekwueme, both in Emohua Local Government Area of the state.
It would be recalled that Senior Secondary School three students had resumed studies on Wednesday in the state based on the directive from the state governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.
But, Ebeku in statement in Port Harcourt by his special assistant on media, Faustina Nwanekwu, directed the removal of the two principals for failing to obey set standard by the government.
The Education Commissioner in the statement directed the State’s Schools Board to appointment the next in rank in the affected schools to take over.
The statement read: “The Commissioner of Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku has directed the removal of the principal of Community Secondary School, Elibrada, Mr. S.I. Amadi and the principal of Community Secondary School, Rumuji, C.O. Ekwueme, in Emohua LGA.
“This followed flagrant disobedience to the directives of the state government on the enforcement of all COVID-19 health guidelines in their various schools