By Salisu Baso
Leadership of the School Based Management Committee (SBMC) in Kano State has been urged to ensure maximum efficiency in the discharge of their responsibilities.
The appeal was made by the state Commissioner of Education,Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru during a one-day Pre-Visioning meeting with SBMC and other stakeholders on Stakeholder engagement, organised by AGILE Kano Project.This was contained ina statement issued and signed by Chief Public Relations Officer of the ministry, Aliyu Yusuf and made available to The Triumph, recently.
According to the statement, the commissioner said that the SBMC have vital roles to play in the general upliftment of education, dressing that the ministry will not fold its arms watching some bad elements to be sabotaging the government.
He however, pointed out that the wrath of the law is awaiting for whoever is identified sabotaging the efforts of government and other supporting hands in the development of education in the state.
On the AGILE Project, the commissioner said that it is one of the World Bank’s projects that focuses on promoting Girl Child Education across the benefiting states, stressing Kano has made all necessary arrangements for the successful take off of the project.
He also expressed appreciation for the idea of the visioning meeting as it will guide the SBMC’s and other stakeholders to know how best to contribute to the success of the AGILE project and other educational support activities.
In his remark, the state Project Coordinator, AGILE, Malam Ado Tafida Zango disclosed that the Pre-visioning meeting was a preparation for the forthcoming visioning meeting which is aimed at guiding the participants on how to develop modalities and ideas for the overall success of the project.
He reveled that an arrangement was made for visioning meeting with the stakeholder in the three senatorial zones of the state with a view to come up with working tool that will serve as a guidance to them.
In her presentation, a World Bank Consultant, Dr. Zainab Gwadabe has appealed to the participants to bear their minds and come up with meaningful ideas that will be used in the state even at the expiration of the AGILE Project.