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Adult education a priority in Jigawa State

14 August 2013, 15:33

Dutse – The Jigawa State government has reportedly spent over N1 billion on adult literacy and mass education in the past four years, AllAfrica reports.

Dr. Ya’u Haruna Usman, Executive Secretary of Jigawa State Agency for Mass Education, revealed this at the opening of a training workshop for facilitators of basic literacy centers.

According to Usman, the agency trained 180 000 adults in basic literacy over the past five years and 6750 adult literacy centers have been built in the state during the same period.

The workshop intends to further equip facilitators of adult literacy centers with skills in readiness for the 111 adult literacy centres that the Federal Government aims to build in Jigawa State.

Read more at AllAfrica.


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