Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
The Kano State Government said it has a total of over 3 million pupils and 6,000 schools in the state.
The Deputy Governor, who doubles as the Commissioner for Education, Professor Hafiz Abubakar said the figure is the highest number in any state across the country. He said over 2,000 teachers were sponsored for NCE certification by the state government.
Speaking at the maiden Kano Basic Education Week, which held at the Government House on Monday, he added that 10,000 chairs and tables for schools will be distributed along with other procurements to enhance the growth of the sector in the state.
Abubakar also highlighted the achievements recorded in the sector, saying that the theme of the event is Education for All: A Responsibility for All’.