By Nasiru Muhammad
The Emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II has called on Kano State government to consider the inclusion of trade and crafts subjects in the state owned integrated Tsangaya Schools.
He made the call when he received the management staff of the ministry of Education Kano, led by its commissioner on working visit in his Palace.
The Emir noted that inclusion of such subjects in the syllabus of the Tsangaya integrated schools will assist greatly in making the students productive and self reliant especially at this period of unemployment
Abubakar II further expressed the need to extend the teaching of trade and crafts to primary schools so that our pupils will grow up with skills and initiatives that will support their lives and the society at large
While commending the commissioner and the state government for the achievements recorded in education sector, he pledged the support of his Emirate on the government’s policy on Free and Cumpulsory Education and other programmes aimed at improving the standard of education in the state.
The emir who described the commissioner as a true son of Karaye Emirate and a progressive fellow, commended Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the regards he accorded the domain as well as appreciated the number of the members of the State Executive Council appointed from his Emirate.
A statement issued and signed by
Aliyu Yusuf, the spokesman of the ministry said the Commissioner of Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru told the emir that he was at the palace to pay homage as well as to seek for the support of the Emirate on the new government’s policy of Free and Compulsory Education.
The commissioner noted that traditional rulers being those closer to the grassroots have vital roles to play in realizing the success of the new education policy in the state.
He disclosed that government will not relent in its effort of supporting education especially at basic level, being the bedrock for the development of any meaningful society
He then expressed gratitude to Almighty Allah and the governor for appointing good number of commissioners and members of the State Executive Council from Karaye Emirate, promising that they will do all that is possible in supporting the overall development of the State.
During the visit, the commissioner handed over a copy of the Kano State gazetted law on Free and Compulsory Education to the Emir of Karaye.