The Unity schools old Student Association (USOSA) is urging the Federal government to restructure the education sector .
A trustee on the board of USOSA, Abdulrahman Shaibu noted that the member of the house of representatives have previously passed a motion for government to update infrastructure in unity schools.
He made the disclosure at the 33rd plenary of USOSA in Abuja.
According to him, the lawmakers should place a high value on the standard of education obtained from the Unity schools .
“The Old students of federal government colleges are working to articulate a position paper which will be put forward to government to reinvigorate education sector with special emphasis on unity schools”
“The member of the House of Representatives have previously passed a motion for government to update infrastructure in unity schools”
He further called on the lawmakers who are product of unity schools to create an enabling environment where the present students will be able to have a high standard of education.
“We have benefited from the unity schools. We need to bring a lot to bear. We need to create the environment so that our present children can benefit the way we have benefited”.
In addition, he said the present Unity school is faced with decaying infrastructure ,and lack of amenities ,which is not what is obtained in times past.
The Chairman of USOSA’s caretaker committee, Mr Ayodele Joseph urged the federal government to ensure that the product of Unity schools are involved in restructuring the education sector .
“We previously submitted a position paper to government back in 2013 .
We are involved in policy making at all levels of education. We believe the federal government is taking steps to bring back the lost glory”