Thursday, 28 June 2018

Katsina release N1.3bn for UNICEF's Girl education project in the state


Katsina State government has released N1.3bn counterpart funding for the implementation of UNICEF’s Girls Education Project GEP3.

The state’s commissioner of Education Dr. Badamasi Lawal disclosed this during the GEP dissemination meeting in Katsina yesterday.
He said some focal areas of the intervention shall be on training of teachers, school census and enrolment campaign drives, among others.
According to him, the administration has since inception made education its highest priority saying government is committed to partnering UNICEF to boost Girl Child education’
He also revealed that Qur’anic integrated schools were receiving much attention from UNICEF in the State. 
In her remarks, the UNICEF desk officer in the Ministry Hajiya Binta Abdulmumin announced the expansion of UNICEF intervention from three to nine LGs across the state.


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