Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
An angry hubby,(name withheld) in Ukwuani community in Delta state on Monday protested the wife’s assignment of four classes,an N-Power teacher at Boys’ Secondary School in the community.
Eyewitnes, Nkem Ossai said that the angry man stormed the school in fierce protest as the development allegedly made the students, staff and management of the school to run for their lives.
It was gathered that trouble started when the husband of one of the N- Power staff who is lecturer at the Delta State University (DELSU) Abraka allegedly drove into the school premises and parked his car and walked straight to the office of the vice principal Administration, Mr Emmanuel Azubike , demanding to know why he ( Vice Principal Administration) should subjected his wife to teaching four classes everyday having known that she is N- Power teacher who is under paid
It was further gathered that when the vice principal wanted the angry man to calm down so as to enable them handle the issue in a very civilized manner, the statement allegedly angered the man the more,a situation he resolved to exchange of bitter words that eventually snowballed into heavy commotion and confrontation, leaving academic activities paralyzed temporarily.
But speaking to Journalists in the development, Joseph Anamali an elderstatesman in the community, condemned the attack on the vice principal,( Administration) , saying that the action was barbaric and called on the state Miniistry of Basic and Secondary Education to seek a way of resolving the constant attacks and insults on public school teachers by some people who just walk into the school premises and pounce on teachers.
Attempts by our Correspondent to speak with the enranged hubby was not successful as he refused to pick his calls when he was called on his GSM phone lines.But the school Principal, Mr Edward Omuene confirmed the incident, saying that a three man committee headed by the vice principal ( Academics) Mrs Atakpor Jane was set up to investigate the matter and recommend appropriate actions and summit its report within two weeks.
Some teachers who spoke on condition of anonymity described the attack on the vice principal as uncalled for and called on the committee to ensure satisfactory measures are taken to deter others of doing same.
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