Technical Education,a major pillar of economic development – Minister.
By Abdullahi jalaluddeen
The Federal Government has reiterated it’s Commitment in uplifting the Standard of Education at all levels,aimed at transforming human civilization.
The Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu Stated this during the 6th Combined Convocation of the Federal College of Education Technical Bichi,held at Bichi Local Government Area of Kano State.
Malam Adamu Adamu, Represented by the Director Colleges of Education, federal Ministry of Education Mrs Onyeake Nwabgwo said since the inception of the present Administration, a policy has been made in Ensuring that Education Occupies it’s Pride as a vital tool of Transforming Civilization.
He said President Mohammad Buhari was very Passionate in According Education the much needed attention geared towards developing the sector.
“In this Regard federal government recently approved additional six Colleges of Education representing six Geopolitical Zones of the country to bridge the gap in Teacher Education,which has now bring the total Number of FCE’s to 27 Nationwide”
Malam Adamu Adamu Added that the College’s of Education Sub sector plays a vital role in the Nation’s technological development,which was a major pillar of the Nation’s Economy.
In a remark the Provost of the College p Prof. Bashir Muhammad-Fage, said 6,857 students graduated from the institution between 2016 and 2020.
He said the college presented awarded some students for their outstanding performance during the period under review.
He added that some prominent personalities would also be awarded for their immense contributions to the development of the college.
The Provost said that some of challenges facing the college included inadequate funding and decline in the number of students coming to the college.
Earlier,Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Represented by his Deputy Dr Nasir Yusif Gawuna said Education remains the the Priority of his Administration.
” we’ve made Basic Education free and compulsory in Kano, our administration is working tirelessly in uplifting the Standard of Education at all levels”.
Award of Excellence were presented to some personalities in recognition of their immense Contributions to the Development of the College,they includes ,Wife of Governor of Kano State professor Hafsat Ganduje, Governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State,and Senator Barau Jibrin Among Others .
The Occasion was graced by the Emir of Bichi,Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero,Senior Government officials,Graduants and other stakeholders.