Cameroon’s Minister of Secondary Education, Nalova Lyonga, has made an appeal to education officials of her sector, to cooperate with the government in order to ensure that schooling standards this 2021/2022 academic year, are lifted. She made the call while launching the new school year on Monday 6 September, in Ntui, in the Mbam and Kim Division of the Center Region.
Minister Nalova said that this can only be achieved through the respect of COVID-19 protocols, and eradication of ills such as corruption, among other malpractices within the school milieu.
“We need to have a new attitude today towards education, that is the whole community has to work to bring the schools within their villages to a very high standard” the Minister said, adding that “I heard all the appeals that they made. I am making my own appeal in return, to say that they should help the government just as the government would help them, so that we all are of a certain standard” Nalova Lyonga told inhabitants in Ntui.
She further made them understand that not everyone can go abroad but each person can fix the standards of the schools in Cameroon.
As an assignment to his collaborators in the Mbam and Kim Division, she said she doesn’t want come go back to the area and find certain things that she had seen there. The Minister reiterated that she wants to see progress in the schools to a certain modern standard.