Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says his administration is committed to the provision of necessary infrastructure to schools towards achieving quality education.
This was contained in a statement by Alhaji Abubakar Mu’azu-Dakingari, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.
He said that Bagudu affirmed this during a visit to Government Girls’ Arabic and Islamic Secondary School (GGAISS) Kangiwa to ascertain the level of progress in the ongoing rehabilitation of the school.
The governor said his administration would uplift the welfare of teachers as well as students for conducive atmosphere of teaching and learning across the state.
Bagudu expressed satisfaction with the quality of work at the site and urged the contractor to hasten completion without compromising job specification.
The governor inspected classrooms, hostels, toilet facilities as well as staff quarters.
Conducting the governor round, the Principal of the School, Hajiya Halima Garba, informed him that the contractor had attained 80 per cent completion, describing the job so far as qualitative.
She expressed gratitude to the governor for approving renovation of the school, pledging that the college would maintain its academic excellence.
The Principal requested government to provide the school with science laboratories for biology, physics and chemistry and other science related courses, of which the governor replied in the affirmative.
In the course of his visit to Kangiwa, Bagudu condoled with the family of a politician and businessman, late AbdulSalami Kangiwa, who passed away on April 22 night.
The governor prayed Allah to grant the deceased Aljannatil Firdaus, give his family the fortitude to bear the loss and urged them to accept the will of God in good faith.
The deceased died at the age of 79 years, leaving behind three wives and 18 children.
Edited By: Ifeyinwa Okonkwo/Ismail Abdulaziz (NAN)