Return mission schools to owners, old students urge govt

By Damola Kola-Dare


The President of St Teresa’s College, Ibadan, 65-69 set, Mrs. Titilayo Abiodun, has urged the government to return mission schools to the original owners — the missionaries, to arrest the dip in the quality of education.

She made this plea during the Fundraising Dinner held to commemorate 50 years of leaving their alma mater last Wednesday at the Darlington Hall, Ilupeju, Lagos.

“The education standard has fallen. When we went back to our school a couple of weeks ago, most of the students could not even speak correct English.

This is a call to the government to return mission schools to the missionaries. This will improve the poor standard we now have. Government cannot do everything alone,” she said.

She also said the old girls had renovated some classrooms, adding that the fundraising dinner was to make them double their efforts towards repositioning the school.

Mrs Abiodun said: “We went back to the school and renovated some classrooms. It is…

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