Following allegations that the Principal of Federal Government College, Jos, Mr Mohammed Manko engaged in immoral acts with students of the college, the Federal Ministry of Education has reportedly transferred him.
Manko was said to be transferred to the FCT Zonal Inspectorate Service, Abuja as jubilation reportedly greeted the development within and outside the college community.
A reliable source who spoke in anonymity to our Correspondent on Thursday in Jos disclosed that one Mrs Dinatu Asani of the Federal Zonal Inspectorate Service, Jos was posted to replace him.
It would be recalled that, the embattled principal was widely reported in the media of recent to have impregnated one of his students, a 17 year old final year student, after a prolonged period of sexual activity and abuse of his privilege position.
According to the source, Manko’s transfer was sequel to a petition written to the education ministry by the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of the college.
The PTA had in a petition signed by Barr. Jonathan Mawiyau, Chairman, Investigation Panel of the PTA, and addressed to the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, threatened to pull out their wards if the randy
principal was not removed from the college.
However, Mr. Habila Mutla, who is the College’s PTA Chairman, confirmed the transfer of the principal, which he described as “right step at the right time”.
Some teachers of college, who spoke to our Correspondent expressed satisfaction with the decision of the ministry.
According to one Solomon, the transfer of the principal was a blessing to the students, teachers and the entire college community.
Another teacher, who spoke in anonymity, said ‘‘this is indeed the handiwork of God, who has heard our cries and answered us at this crucial moment; we are so grateful to Him”.
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