Government Science Secondary School  Andaha In Shambles–Akwanga LG Chairman Cries For Help(Photos)

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Rabiu Omaku

Government Science Secondary School, Andaha in Akwanga Local Government Council of Nasarawa State was established in 1981 from the defunct Plateau state, The School just exists with its name boldly written on a blocked symbol.


The famous school which graduated critical stakeholders of Akwanga Local Government ranging from a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Tsebe who recently decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress from the opposition People’s Democratic was a product of the school.

Another eminent personality was the former Chairman of the Council, Hon. Yakubu Kwonta, serving currently as the Special Adviser to the Governor on Youth, the entire structures are in shambles especially those whose roofs were pilled off for the past year and no attention was beam on the school.


Out of the sixteen classrooms not more than five are functional classrooms, Due to the absence of structures, the school principal converted two classrooms to female hostel accomodating few of them, The untold story of the hostel was that the roof has no ceiling



With the population of over One Hundred female students, they are defecating in the bush due to the collapse of the existing one bathroom and one lavatory with no water system,



The only source of water of the neglected school was a stream called permanent site, Is a stream that never went dry according to insiders, The school relied on the unhygienic source of water for domestic uses like cooking for students.


The two existing boreholes in the school are obsolete and dysfunctional and no end in sight to repair the dearth boreholes.




The school lacks science facilities been the only Public Science Secondary School in Akwanga  Local Government Council.


Again, the untold story of the backward school was that the school is not connected to the national grid, this potent great danger to the lives of students especially at night, It was gathered that a Non-Governmental Organization donated the solar system to the famous Science Secondary School before it was destroyed by a windstorm.

Since then according to a female student, the school which was not up to two kilometers from the main town was in total darkness.


These hiccups may not be unconnected to the appealed by the executive chairman of Akwanga Local Government, Hon. Samuel Meshi to come to the aid of the school, He said something fast must be done to salvage Government Science Secondary School, Andaha from the pangs of collapsing.


Meshi buttressed that GSSS Andaha is the only existing Science school serving the entire Akwanga Local Government.

Another obstacle of the school is the porosity of the entire environment with the current security challenges facing the country.

The school Principal Zainab Musa when contacted during

The flag-off of sales of fertilizer declined to comment by directing our correspondent to the State Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Fati Sabo.

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