BREAKING: 5,000 Successful S-Power applicants to receive appointment letters ‘next week’
Governor Aminu Bello Masari has announced that letters of appointment will be released on tuesday next week to prospective 5,000 teachers under the newly introduced s-power programme in the state.
Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking during a Rally organised by beneficiaries of social intervention programmes in support of Governor Aminu Masari under the office of special Adviser on Girl child education held at Muhammad Dikko stadium in Katsina.
The Governor explained that the S-power scheme was introduced to complement the N-power social intervention programme established by understand federal government to create jobs for the teeming unemployed youths.
Governor Masari noted that the various intervention programmes had multiplier effects of improving the wellbeing of farmers, cooks, transporters and others in the chain of running the programme.
He therefore charged state governments to emulate the federal government in establishing similar social intervention programmes in their States.
The Governor observed that the school feeding programme had enhanced enrollment and retention of pupils in primary schools not only in Katsina state but throughout the federation.
Alhaji Aminu Masari who at the rally distributed 2,500 pots, 6,800 coolers and 350,000 plates to the beneficiaries of school feeding programme explained that the gesture was meant to enhance hygienic provision of the food to the pupils.
He asked parents to ensure that the plates of the pupils are kept clean to prevent the food from con termination.
The Governor announced plans by the present APC administration to introduced S-Power scheme in the health and other sectors in the state.
Earlier in a welcome address, the focal person and special Adviser on Girl child education, Hajiya Binta Umar Abba told the gathering that the rally was organized at the instance of the beneficiaries of the social intervention programmes in the state.
Hajiya Binta explained that 3477 befitted from the three components of N- power, conditional cash transfer and Girl Education project- GEP in Katsina state.
She expressed the hope that the beneficiaries would reciprocate the gesture through massive votes to APC in the 2019 general elections.
Others who spoke during the rally are the Desk officer for understand social investment programme in Kaita, Alhaji Dalhatu Bara’u Batagarawa, Murja and Bilki Sa’idu Malumfashi, the two beneficiaries of school feeding programme as well as a beneficiary of N- power who showered encomium on both president Muhammad Buhari and Governor Masari for the social investment programmes in the state.