Kano state Commissioner of Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru has expressed satisfaction with the level of renovation, new constructions and provision of faciilities at the 3 brand new Almajiri Integrated Boarding schools in the state.
In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Malam Aliyu Yusuf and issued to PRIME TIME NEWS on Tuesday, Mr Kiru made this known when he and the Hon. Commisioner of information led a powerful media team on inspection tour to the 3 brand new Almajiri schools at Kanwa in Madobi lacal government, Bunkure in Bunkure local government and Kiyawa in Bagwai local government.
The Commissioner said that the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has as a result of his last inspection visit to the schools approved the release of N159 million for total rehabilitation of the 3 schools.
According to him, the rehabilitation excercise comprises of the provision of electricity Generating sets, connecting the schools with National Grid, construction of mosques, sinking of boreholes and provision of mattresses among other renovations.
He said that as a committed and determined government, Kano state will continue to do more in ensuring the success of the integration of the Almajiri system of education stressing that street begging will soon be a history in the state.
Commissioner Kiru however, assured that Kano State has and will continue to take lead in mordernizing the Almajiri system in the country, disclosing that already an appointment has been made for the heads of the 3 schools for effective coordination.
Earlier, the State Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba appreciates the effort of the state government and that of the ministry of education in making the Integration of Almajiri system a succes.
The Commissioner noted with delight the level of rehabilitation excercise in the 3 schools and equally expresses his appreciation to the state government for the gigintic project.