The Federal Government has called on parents to be patient with their children and wards in their academic performances to reduce the wave of suicide.

Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry Of Education
Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry Of Education

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono made the call  at the 11thannual Speech/Prize Giving Day and Valedictory Service of the Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba, Lagos.

He said that parents should not have unrealistic expectations from their children or mount other pressures that could lead to frustration.\

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The official urged students to be focused and disciplined as well as strive to do their best at all times.

He re-iterated the commitment of the Federal Government  to restructure the school system for more effective  teaching and learning.