Babatunde Raji Fashola
Oct 8, 2011- The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola and other notable dignitaries are among the guests to grace the 3rd edition of the state chapter of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) day in Lagos scheduled to hold on the 7th-12th of October, 2011.
The Lagos State President of the association, Prince Ayo Shonubi made this known at a press briefing held on Wednesday in Lagos at Victory Grammer School, Ikeja, Lagos.
He said the NAPPS day celebration is set aside to appreciate and appraise the relevance of private schools in nation building.
Shonubi said: “We are providing a forum to discuss with government and other stakeholders in the educational sector on pragmatic ways to address the challenge of providing quality education in Nigeria”.
He noted that the development of the educational sector cannot be left in the hands of government alone, but with support and active engagement of the private sector is very germane.
Activicties lined up include Jumat service on October 7, 2011; thanksgiving services on October 9, 2011; Private schools Teachers Parade in various chapters on October 11, 2011 and seminars, cultural display, career speech, exhibition of various items for all the proprietors on October 12, 2011, which has been declared as a work free day for all the private schools in Lagos State. The nation