Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has expressed shock at the abandonment of classes by public school teachers in spite of efforts to revive the education sector ravaged by the Boko Haram sect. Shettima made the observation when he paid an unscheduled visit to Lamisula Primary and Junior Secondary School located in Maiduguri, the Borno capital. The governor,  who observed  that most teachers were absent at the school,  decided to conduct a roll call of  the teaching staff at the end of which only 43 out of the 87 teachers were present. Shettima expressed sadness over the development, promising to take action against those found absent.

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