KAFUR, MANI AND SAFANA L.Gs BENEFITS FROM “SAVE THE CHILDREN PROJECTS” AS STATE GOVERNMENT INJECTS 1.3BN
Katsina state Government says it will contribute the 1.3bn to the “Educate the Child” project in the state. The permanent secretary of the ministry of education Alhaji Sagir Ibrahim disclose this during a state level sensitization meeting on the house mapping exercise of the project. The permanent secretary explained that the project is spare headed by UNICEF in collaboration with state ministry of education and its relevant parastatals to expand access to quality basic education for out of school children within 5 years.
He added that over 48, 800 out of school children have been targeted in Katsina state. Alhaji Sagir Ibrahim also disclose that the project also include teacher training, training on record keeping as well as school grant and others. According to the permanent secretary three local Governments have been choosing for the projects which include Kafur, Mani and Safana Local Government respectively.