Kano Unveils Plan To Introduce State Council Of Education

Bashir Ishaq Muhammad, Kano

Kano State Government has unveiled it’s plan to introduce Annual State Council of Education meeting aimed at reviving the state education sector.

This was contained in a statement issued on Monday, by Balarabe Abdullahi Kiru, the Director Public Enlightenment of Kano State Ministry of Education.

According to the statement members of the council would include prominent education retirees across the state whose duty is to assist government with fruitful advice in addressing challenges facing the education sector.

The State Commissioner of Education Alhaji Umar Haruna Doguwa made this known during management meeting with Senior Staff of the ministry held at it’s conference hall.

Umar Doguwa explained that the move is part of the present administration’s effort to revitalize the entire education system through team work and cooperation with good people of the state.

” This is a new step we are taking to bring back the lost glory of the state education sector. Every year, the state council of education meeting would be conducted comprising notable people who are professional in the field to discuss and bring solutions to the numerous problems facing education in the state ” he said.

Doguwa revealed that the ministry would also introduce what he called Departmental Assessment under which activities of every department are to be reviewed and assessed after every three months to enhance better service delivery.

He added that the ministry would equally come up with new programme tagged ‘ Bring Back Your Chair ‘ whereby government is going to work closely with Schools Old Boys to make sure that every old student give a donation of at least one chair to his mother school.

The Commissioner stressed that the present administration of Abba Kabir Yusuf is determined to make Kano retain it’s position as pacesetter on education among it’s sister states in the country.

In achieving this, said Doguwa, the state would continue to come up with several policies and programmes targetted towards general upliftment of the state education sector.

” We have so many plans put in place to bring changes to our education system that will make it worthy of emulation by other states across the country, we have the potentials and all the capacity to do that. what we need to do is to feel free and join the crusade of reviving the sector ” the Commissioner urged.

He therefore charged the staff to be punctual and dedicated to their duties, assuring that every staff would be given full opportunity to do his deserving work with out any interference.

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According to him, what government would not tolerate from the staff is laxity or nonchalant attitude toward discharging any primary assignment, warning that any body found wanted would have himself to blame.

During the meeting, staff of the ministry had given their contributions on how government could improve the education sector.