Bong County Senator Jowel Howard Taylor is calling on the government to provide more budgetary support for the Ministry of Education to provide better learning environment for students in the country, she says the country is at the cross road, there still a much to be done to improved the educational sector of Liberia.
According to her the idea of seeking budgetary support is for the Ministry of Education to support every county schools system, and put proper instrument in place that will transform the sector from mess to a better on, she made those remarks yesterday June 3, 2015, at the program marking the turning over ceremony of Ministers of Education.
the Bong county Lawmaker who is also the chair on Senate committee on education explain that “we can build all of the big building and sky scrapers, and don’t have the enlighten population all will go from this country” she said the lack of adequate funding for the ministry of education poses a serious challenge for the education system, and it is something that this government must consider as priority.
Meanwhile Sinoe county electoral district #3 representative Matthew G. Zarzar explain that from time in memorial the education system in Liberia has been a serious challenge in Liberia, he pointed out that there is much to do in terms of crafting ideas that bring improvement to the system for youth in the country to have quality, and best learning environment.
Representative Zarzar who is also the chair on the house committee on education explain that one of the problem that is in this country with government officials is that every minister want to craft their own policy at various entities when take over from their colleague, he said “official must learn how to continue from where their predecessors stop in term of improving the entities.
He added that is not by talking that will change the education system to a better, but by coming together as a team, because” we notice every one want to have their own people to work with but working collaboratively will bring this sector up from where it was to where we expect it to be”.
For his part Sinoe county Senator J. Milton Teahjay explain that the greatest threat to the democracy is the issue of illiteracy in the country, he said if the population is lacks education there will be unscrupulous individuals who will be in the constant habit of throwing money around for young people to engage themselves into wrong act, something which has the propensity of destroying the minds of the youthful population in this country. By Lewis S. Teh