By Dr Abigail S. Karfe, Dr Aminu Sani & Dr Rufus O. Melaye
The study investigated the influence of Orientation Service on preservation of school resources among JSS 2 students of Government Science Secondary School, Jalingo. Two objectives and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study and a sample of fifty six (56) JSS 2 students, were selected using simple random and purposive sampling techniques. Orientation Service and Preservation of School Resources Questionnaire was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by three experts from Faculty of Education, Taraba State University, Jalingo. Test retest method of reliability was used and a reliability value of 0.87 was obtained. Chi-square and t-test statistics were used to test the two null hypotheses. The results showed that orientation service had significant influence on preservation of school resources. The study concludes that orientation service had significant influence on preservation of school resources among JSS 2 students of Government Science Secondary School, Jalingo. The study recommends, among others, that Taraba State Government should make orientation exercise compulsory for all primary and post primary schools in order to preserve the available resources of the schools.