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Kebbi begins de-congestion of schools

13 March 2013, 15:01

 Birnin Kebbi  - The Kebbi State Ministry of Education on Wednesday, began the transfer of some students in boarding schools as part of measures to de-congest the institutions.

The Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Muhammed Maiyama, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin Kebbi that the exercise would create an enabling environment for easy learning.

He also said that more teachers would soon be recruited for the schools.

Also, the Principal of Dr Amina Abubakar Government Girls' College, Birnin Kebbi, Hajiya Suwaiba Salihu, said already, the school received 500 students from Government Girls' (Unity) College, Birnin Kebbi.

Salihu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Amina Abubakar School, one of the newly-established colleges,  had 23 academic and nine administrative staff.

She said security measures would be adopted to safe guard the students and assured parents that their wards would be well protected.

Salihu said provision of facilities would be improved at the school, especially electricity, hostel, staff accommodation and fencing.


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