Matric-Pass Chakwal Lawmaker Appointed Head Of Punjab Education Foundation
Sardar Aftab Akbar, who was ‘elected’ by the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Board of Governors (BoG) as the head of the foundation holds only a matriculation certificate, it has emerged.
On July 27, the first meeting of the newly-constituted Board of Governors (BoG) of the PEF was held in which the members, through consensus, elected MPA Sardar Aftab Akbar, a lawmaker from Chakwal, as the new chairperson.
According to the Punjab Assembly’s official website, the academic qualification of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA is matriculation. He has served as the tehsil nazim in Chakwal from 2005 to 2010. The lawmaker still serves as a member of the Primary and Secondary Healthcare body and as well as Committee on Privileges of the Punjab Assembly.
It may be noted here that the PEF has not paid its partner schools across the province. The owners and staff of PEF partner schools had protested recently outside the Punjab Assembly and the Governor House.
During PM Imran Khan’s visit to Lahore, they had also tried to reach Zaman Park over the non-payment issue.