Kebbi begins de-congestion of schools

Saidu Dakingari

Teachers will be recruited at the schools were the students have been relocated to.

The Kebbi State Ministry of Education on Wednesday, began the transfer of some students in boarding schools as part of measures to de-congest the institutions.

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Muhammed Maiyama, said in Birnin Kebbi that the exercise would create an enabling environment for easy learning.

He also said that more teachers would soon be recruited for the schools.

Also, the Principal of Dr. Amina Abubakar Government Girls’ College, Birnin Kebbi, Suwaiba Salihu, said already, the school received 500 students from Government Girls’ (Unity) College, Birnin Kebbi.

Ms. Salihu said that the Amina Abubakar School, one of the newly-established colleges, had 23 academic and nine administrative staff.

She said security measures would be adopted to safe guard the students and assured parents that their wards would be well protected.

The principal said provision of facilities would be improved at the school, especially electricity, hostel, staff accommodation and fencing.


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