Kano Govt To Spend N8bn For Building Of Three Mega Primary Schools - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Kano Govt To Spend N8bn For Building Of Three Mega Primary Schools

Kano State Government is to spend N8 billion for construction of its proposed three mega primary schools across the state

Governor  Abba Yusuf who revealed this, explained that the mega primary schools would be equipped with full educational facilities including modern learning materials to provide a conducive environment for children to learn, particularly children from low-income families.

He added that the mega primary schools would be sited in each of the three senatorial districts of Kano State, to improve quality of education, particularly at the grassroots level 

Sum of N6 billion according to the governor,  had been set aside for the renovation of all primary schools across the state 

“The era of pupils receiving lessons on the bare floors is over"

“We will continue to accord attention to the provision of basic learning facilities that would enable our young pupils to have a conducive teaching and learning atmosphere,” Yusuf Assured

Governor Yusuf also revealed that the government has approved the renovation of 26 special institutions across the state, out of which 17 have undergone complete renovation.

He  further disclosed that the State Government spent N500 million to construct a hostel at the Aliko University Wudil while N150 million was paid for the new Environmental and Climate Department at Maitama Sule University.

“The State Polytechnic and Management Institution’s over N500 Million was paid for new courses at Wudil and Yusuf Maitama Sule University.

“Kano Islamic Legal Studies and other Institutions also benefited from the payments of over N100 Million for the registration of their New Courses.
“About 93 percent of Tuition Fees of 501 Masters Students in India and other foreign countries were settled, and their four months upkeep allowances were also settled to allow them to face their studies,” he added.

Governor Yusuf equally revealed that his administration  paid N1.5 billion as WAEC and NECO examination fees for secondary school students enrolled in state-owned schools.

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