The Nigerian Army is to establish three Nigeria Army Command Secondary Schools in Ekiti State starting in September 2019.
Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Foluso Daramola, disclosed that arrangements are at top gear for the Army Command Secondary Schools to take off in the state.
Daramola, who addressed newsmen in Ado-Ekiti at a press conference, said five senior Military Officers were already in the state capital for a 5-day official visit that would take them round the proposed temporary and permanent sites of the schools.
Daramola, who clarified that each of the senatorial districts will have one Command Secondary School, said the Military Assessment team would pay courtesy calls on Royal Fathers of the proposed communities where the schools would be sited to have briefing sessions with them before proceeding to conduct the assessment.
According to him, the proposed host communities for the command schools as Ijero-Ekiti, in Ekiti Central Senatorial District, Ikere-Ekiti, in Ekiti South Senatorial District, and Isan-Ekiti, in Ekiti North Senatorial District, adding that the three Command Secondary Schools will take-off in September, this year.
It would be recalled that the state government recently approved the establishment of four new secondary schools in Ado-Ekiti to complement the existing ones which are equally scheduled to take off in September this year.