Kano State Governor, Alh Abba Kabir Yusuf has joined his world counterparts in saluting teachers in the State for their commitment in the discharge of their duties.
Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf while commenting on the efforts of the teachers in commemoration of this year’s world teachers’ day, the Governor described them as the nation builders that must be given utmost attention by every serious government.
H.E. Abba Kabir Yusuf said the contributions of teachers cannot be over emphasized as they are the foundation step in training human resource who exalt in every fields of human endeavours.
Alh Abba Kabir reiterated the readiness of his administration in improving teaching and learning through prompt payment of salaries, promotion, training, re-training and other Teacher Professional Development (TDPs) to render sound and qualitative teaching in schools.
He added that through the Community Re-Orientation Committee (CRC), government will revonovate classrooms, toilets and water facilities in the schools.
“We will strengthen and sustain the feeding programmes in primary schools to increase attendance and reduce the effect of child malnutrition in Kano, this will in no doubt improve the teaching and learning atmosphere in our schools”
According to the Governor, to make the free education project strong, provision was made for the distribution of two sets of uniforms to primary schools pupils to ensure that every child of school age attends school irrespective of his or her parents socio-economic status.
The Governor used the occasion to call on teachers in the state to buckle up and put in their utmost best in order to achieve the goal of taking the state to a greater height in terms of educational development.