By Usman Gwadabe
Wealthy individuals and Non Governmental Organizations in Kano State have been urged to join hand with government to restore the glory of education in the state.
The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo made the plea while addressing journalists on the issue of qualifying examination in the state.
Alhaji Garo revealed that the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has directed the eight metropolitan local government councils to select and settle 400 less-privileged students each, while the remaining 36 local government areas are to select 200.
The commissioner then used the opportunity to call on the committee members to express high sense of maturity and honesty while conducting the screening.
He assured that a total of 10,400 less-privileged students in the state would be settled.
He appealed to people in the state to always support and pray for Ganduje administration on its efforts to improve the lots of the citizens of the state.
This information is in according to a statement issued by Farouk Ghali masanawa, the Public Relation Officer of the ministry and made available to The Triumph, recently.