The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, has stated that his administration will introduce reforms in all levels of education in the state to address inherent problems in the sector.
The governor made the statement on Saturday in Birnin Kebbi in his address at the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the state. He said that education was the bedrock of development hence the resolve of his administration to rejuvenate the sector. Bagudu decried the poor quality and attitude of some teachers in public schools. He said that some of them have fake certificates while other does not attend classes. He said that government would constitute a stakeholders “consensus committee’’ on education, adding that government would also declare emergency on education.
Bagudu announced that his administration would recruit more teachers, provide equipment for the schools and improve teachers’ welfare. He said that the anniversary calls for joy and regrets due to the glaring realities on ground especially the state of education in the state. (NAN)