Enugu govt. to introduce “Pay as You Work” for science colleges



    A science school in Enugu
    A science faculty in Enugu

    By Stanley Nwanosike
    The Enugu State Science, Technical and Vocational Schools Management Board says it would quickly introduce “Pay As You Work” mannequin in fee of salaries to lecturers in its make use of.

    The Chairman of the Board, Mr Obi Kama, disclosed this on Thursday when he paid an unscheduled go to to a few technical colleges in Agwu Educational Zone, to watch resumption of faculties.

    Kama, who arrived on the Technical School, Amoli in Agwu LGA in at about eight:15a.m., expressed shock when he found that no trainer together with the college principal had resumed for work.

    He warned that the board wouldn’t hesitate to deal decisively with any erring trainer when it deploys technological gadgets to watch resumption and shutting of labor of lecturers within the board’s supervised colleges.

    “We try to undertake a system the place we pay as you’re employed. I’m certain that we are going to begin implementing this modality in earnest by this month.

    “When it begins, each trainer will know that they should work earlier than they’re paid.

    “So these are steps we’re taking to test the issue of late coming and trainer’s angle to work. I’m certain if we begin it, all people will sit up, particularly the lecturers,’’ he mentioned.

    Kama, nonetheless, suggested college students to shun acts able to jeopardising their future “as their actions immediately have nice influence on what they may develop into in future.’’

    He assured that the state authorities below the management of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi would proceed to make high quality training a precedence for the state’s residents.

    The chairman additionally disclosed that the board would embark on huge sensitisation of individuals to attract consideration to the significance of science and technical training as a veritable software to battle unemployment.

    “If consideration is given to science and technical training, it would scale back drastically the incidences of unemployment.

    “We will be capable of churn out college students who will likely be self-employed and who will most likely make use of different folks and thereby scale back unemployment each within the state and nation,’’ he mentioned.

    Others members of the board, who accompanied the chairman, included Board’s Secretary, Mrs Meg Ogbonna in addition to Mrs Pat Uzoigwe, Mrs Grace Okenwani and Mr Ben Ukwu, who’re all board members. 

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