The government of Kano State, led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has stated that it spends over N4 billion annually, to feed boarding school pupils in the State,
This was disclosed on Tuesday, by the Commissioner for Education in the State, Muhammad Sunusi Kiru, while addressing Journalists on the achievements of the Ministry in the last 12 months.
He said the Governor Gandjue-led administration places a priority on the Education sector, especially the free and compulsory education for all.
The Commissioner also disclosed that the construction of five mega Unity Schools in each of the 5 Emirates of Kano city, Gaya, Karaye, Rano, and Bichi, is near completion.
Academic activities are expected to commence in January 2021, with 360 Students admitted in each of the Schools.
His words: “The State Government has secured additional Federal Government Science College located at Ganduje town, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area. We are currently constructing perimeter fence, 2 blocks of 6 classrooms, in addition to 32-seater bus and hilux donated for the take-off of the School.”
He added that the State Government has also released N107 million for Kano – Niger pupils, who are resuming Schools soon, while the sum of N93 million has been spent on feeding its Students at Bilingual College, Niamey, Niger Republic.
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