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NUT Calls on Government to End Privatization and Commercialization of Education

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has called on the Nigerian Government to bring to end the Privatization and Commercialization of education ongoing in the country, stating that it was not healthy for the nation’s educational sector.

The body of teachers, however, urged governments at all levels to make better investment in education in order to make public schools lucrative, regretting that private schools may cause lose of some educational values.

This was the focus of the One-Day workshop on Privatization and Commercialization of Education in Port Harcourt, yesterday, organized by NUT, the Education International, EI, Friedrich and STIFTUNG, for Teachers from nine states of South-South and South- East.

Addressing the participants, the National President of NUT, Audu Titus Amba, opined that there was need for the government to end the era of private schools, adding that education has been turned into commodity only for profit making.

Written by: Helen Obih

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