Kano State Government restated its determination to have a lasting solution of the challenges bedeviling education sector in the state.
The Commissioner for Education in Kano Mr. Muhammmad Sanusi Kiru stated this while speaking at a one-week Intensive Training organised for 600 Civil Servants who were recently deployed to primary and secondary schools for teaching services.
Muhammmad Kiru said the teachers comprise of staff from Kano state senior secondary schools management board and ministry for higher education, among others.
According to Sanusi-Kiru:” The training is a deliberate effort by the ministry, since they are qualified enough to absorb ideas and cascade it to the rest.
“The state government is resolved and determined to arrest the challenges bedeviling the education sector.
“There is no extent the state government would not go to ensure that the challenges however insurmountable they are addressed.
“The current economic situation could not allow for the massive teachers’ gap we have in our schools is filled, so, the government had to look inward for a solution,”he said.
The commissioner added that, the state government had acknowledged fact most of them had never been in a classroom throughout their service careers.
He added that, the will of the state government is to prepare for the new challenges, by impacting knowledge to the teeming population of Kano state.
In her remarks, the wife of the Kano State Governor, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, represented by the Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, said that the state’s main pillar of the current administration in the state is education.
She said: “That is why we adopt the mantra of free and compulsory education. This training will serve as a stimulus to other teachers to pursue further degrees.
Ganduje urged them to use the opportunity, to redouble their efforts in delivering qualitative education to children in the state.
One of the participants, Shehu Ya’u, thanked the state government for organizing the training and vowed to do their best.