Rainstorm Worsen Woes of Bedia Commercial School

In Breaking News, Education, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

The block that is undergoing renovation
The block that is undergoing renovation
The only block that still had a roof in the school. Portions were blown away by the rainstorm
The only block that still had a roof in the school. Portions were blown away by the rainstorm

Heavy rainstorm on Saturday worsened the woes of Bedia Secondary Commercial School, the only government commercial secondary school in the entire Obudu Local Government Area.

Structures in the school had already broken down completely and become inhabitable for pupils due to neglect occasioned by the handing over of the school by the community to the state government.

Efforts by some concerned indigenes of the village through the Naira Age Grade to fix the school started yielding some results with one of the eight blocks undergoing renovation.

Structural work on the block standing next to the only other block that was still having a roof was already at advanced stages. But rainstorms on Saturday blew off portions of the ongoing roofing and the roof of the remaining block too was not spared.

In a chat with CrossRiverWatch, a former Chairman of the LGA and now a private medical practitioner who is from the village, Dr. Abu Undiandeye said: “This is a very terrible situation for us here. We have been making efforts since this matter was made public to see how facilities in the school could be revamped and the efforts were paying off before this disaster of Saturday.

“We will continue to appeal to all well-meaning sons and daughters of this community as well as call on the state government to see the need for immediate intervention in the condition of this school. This is the only government owned commercial school in the local government and the place has become inhabitable for pupils to study.”

Dr. Undiandeye promised that they will not relent in their effort but will continue to mobilize support and resources to see how they can return the school to its glory days.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Report: Bakassi Legislative Council Committee Accuse Lafarge Holcim Of Environmental Pollution

By Archibong Jeremiah In a 739 word count report, Hon. Grace Bassey, Councillor of Ward 7 and Chairperson, Bakassi Legislative

Read More...

VIDEO: Drama As Ayade’s Aide Threatens Suicide Over Stoppage Of Salary

By CrossRiverWatch Admin An appointee of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Mr. Freeman Godwin has threatened to

Read More...

Brains And Cranium: Gory Sights From Ayade Industrial Park Disaster

By Jonathan Ugbal More details have emerged from the building which collapsed Monday at the Ayade Industrial Park located

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now