By Abdullahi Jalalalluden
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has reassured the commitment of his administration in uplifting the standard of education at all levels in the state.
The Governor Stated this during the distribution of instructional materials to primary, junior and secondary schools which took place at coronation Hall, government House Kano.
He said One million three hundred thousand text books would be distributed to the schools which includes English text books, mathematics , technology , basic
Science among others .
Other items were over one million exercise books , thousands of school uniforms , schools bags and pairs of school sandals.
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf said his administration would re-board all the girls secondary schools that were de-boarded by the previous administration .
The Governor maintained that his administration had paid examination fees for NECO and WAEC for secondary school students.
“this is part of fulfilling our campaign promises , and I assure you that my administration would not relent in investing on human capital development, geared towards building a prosperous society
” our believed is that no society will grow without education, hence we will do everything possible to uplift the standard of education “
He directed the secretary to the state government and the commissioner for Education to embark on the screening of teachers under the Basic Education Service Delivery BESDA for the possibility of making them permanent and pensionable.
Earlier the commissioner of Education Alhaji Umar Haruna Doguwa said 45,000 girls have benefited with twenty thousand Naira each under the conditional cash transfer program initiated by the current Kano State Administration.
He urged teachers and students to make judicious utilization of the instructional materials provided.