Funtua - The Funtua Local
Government Council in Katsina State on Monday donated two blocks of
classrooms for the take-off of the Police Children School in the area.
The council also promised to spend N22 million on the construction of
more classes, toilets, administrative block, fencing and drains in the
While handing over the classrooms to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar in Funtua, the Chairman of the council, Alhaji Abdu
Isa, described the establishment of the school as an achievement to the
people of the area.
Isa said the school would benefit the people of the area in providing quality education to the children.
Sam Orji, an Assistant Commissioner of Police who represented the
Inspector-General of Police, described education as an empowerment tool
for the people.
Orji said the establishment of the school in Funtua would assist the state to achieve its height in education.
He appealed to the state government to construct a computer centre, a
library and sporting facilities at the newly established school.
The District Head of Funtua, Alhaji Sambo Idris, commended the police, state and local governments for establishing the school.
Alhaji Tukur Mande and Mrs Beatrice Ogbe, the head teachers at
Katsina and Funtua Police Schools, respectively, assured that the
schools would inculcate moral training in the pupils.