By Sunny A. Ijomah
The Director of Learning Field International School, Onitsha, Mr. Kenechukwu Nsofor, May 12, enjoined the Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to tackle multiple taxation in the private school sector.
He made the plea while chatting with newsmen during the Inter House Sports Competition held by his school at the Basilica Square Onitsha.
Mr. Nsofor who said that multiple taxation was a challenge to the existence of private schools in the state, charged the government to encourage private schools by giving incentives to the teachers so that they would continue to give their best.
‘Private schools are doing wonderfully well to augment what the government owned schools are doing in the area of impacting sound education and morals on the pupils and students,’ Nsofor said.
Speaking on the inter house sports competition, the Director posited that the sporting event was giving the school the opportunity to harvest students who were talented in different categories so that they could be assisted in developing such talents.
‘From the sporting activities so far, we have observed so many students endowed with different sporting talents and it is our duty to assist in developing them and by God’s Grace, we may have people like Kanu Nkwankwo, Okocha and the likes.
The Director stated that his school excelled academically, morally and otherwise, and disclosed that the Management was constantly putting high level of commitment, hard work and dexterity that actually pushed the school to an enviable height.
‘Over the years, we have employed the finest hands in making the school’s vision a reality and bringing it into fruition and we are happy that we are succeeding,’ Nsofor stated.
He further disclosed that Learning Field had garnered a lot of laurels from recent academic competitions, including Anambra North Senatorial Science Competition, Spelling Competition at the State level, among others.
Parents who spoke to the press, poured encomiums on the school Management, testifying that the quality education the School was impacting were reflecting on their children’s academic performances, urging them to sustain the tempo.