The Katsina state govt has spent over N72 Million in procuring equipments to 49 science and technical schools in the state.
The state commissioner for education Prof. Halimatussadiyyya Ibrahim disclosed this at the distribution of the equipment to Dikko College Katsina.
According to her, the measure is aimed at preparing the students to face the challenges faced by the advancement of the science and technology in 21st century.
She also said the gesture will help the student to pursue science and engineering courses at tertiary institutions.
Earlier, the Director science and Technical Alhaji Tanimu Zubairu Ganuwa revealed that in 2017 academic year 30 secondary schools will benefit from science equipments covering chemistry, physics, biology and agricultural science.
The director also said twelve other schools will have home economic materials in addition to science equipment while the remaining secondary schools will be given technical equipment also in addition to science equipment.