El-Rufai Declares State of Emergency in The Education Sector.

El-Rufai Declares State of Emergency in The Education Sector.‎

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By Alex Uangbaoje ‎

Kaduna State governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai in the spirit of Independence day celebration has declared a state of emergency in the education sector of the state. 

‎He said as the Nation is being liberated there was need to also free the people by making the light of quality education accessible to all.

El-Rufai disclosed this in his speech at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna during the 55th Independence Day Celebration Event.

‎According to him, “Education is freedom from want and disease! The provision of free basic education in decent schools and with skilled teachers is one of the priorities this government will accomplish in its four-year term. ‎

‎”We have spent the past few months planning school repairs, the provision of school furniture and the training of teachers. 

“Today, we move to declare a state of emergency in education. We ask for your support as we begin to implement extraordinary measures in the educational sector. 

“Tomorrow by God’s Grace, the Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology will announce the raft of measures that will be taken to ensure that our schools’ infrastructure, tools and teacher quality are improved significantly within the next six weeks. 

“We are determined that one legacy of the rebirth of our country will be the restoration of education as a tool to free our people from the fetters of ignorance.‎‎

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