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MHE Organizes 2-Day Workshop on Development Sector for Tertiary Institutions, Others in Kano

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The Kano State Ministry for Higher Education has organized a two-day workshop on the development of higher education annual operation plan for all heads of tertiary institutions and the Kano State Scholarship Board.

Sunusi A. K/Na’isa, Public Relations Officer, Ministry for Higher Education, Kano in a statement issued said the event was held at Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil,

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In his opening declaration, the Commissioner, Dr. Yusuf Ibrahim Kofarmata, stated that the main objective of the workshop was to ensure that participants were abreast of the budget performance of the state’s higher education sector and to support the development of the 2024 Annual Operation Plan (AOP) for the sector

He also emphasized that capacity building will serve as a mechanism to streamline the sector’s yearly planner to align with the AOP for 2024, facilitating the implementation of the annual budget to achieve expected results, among other goals.

Dr. Yusuf Kofarmata highlighted the significance of the program, stating that it is the first of its kind since the creation of the ministry.

He emphasized the importance of accurate planning in identifying problems, formulating budgets, and addressing developmental issues.

Furthermore, Dr. Kofarmata revealed that the Kano State government prioritizes education, with Governor Abba Yusuf planning to declare a state of emergency for the sector.

He also announced the establishment of governing boards at RMK, Cars Tudunwada, and Ghari Cars for effective and smooth services at the colleges.

The commissioner urged participants to be proactive in their responsibilities, utilize their newfound knowledge, and work collectively to achieve success.

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In his welcome address, Prof. Musa Tukur Yakasai, the Vice Chancellor of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, expressed gratitude to the commissioner for initiating the workshop, describing it as a marvelous effort that will go a long way in solving financial issues, especially in budget formulation.

Prof. MA Wailari, the Provost of Abdu Bako College of Agriculture, commended the ministry for organizing the capacity-building workshop, describing it as unprecedented, and assured unwavering support for reforming the sector.

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The resource persons at the event include Dr. K Y Abdullahi, head of the technical team to the commissioner, Musa Gambo Sharifai, Director of the Academic Planning and Research Department in the ministry, and Abbas Iliyasu Karaye, Director of the Monitoring and Evaluation Department from the State Ministry of Budget and Planning.


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