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  • Updated: May 27, 2024

Kano to declare state of emergency soon — Governor Yusuf

 Kano to declare state of emergency soon — Governor Yusuf

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano has announced that a State of Emergency on Education will soon be declared to enhance the intellectual development of children in the state.

The governor revealed this on Monday during the International Children's Day celebration in Kano.

According to him, his administration is committed to improving the children's well-being by providing quality education.

He noted that the government would achieve this through sustaining free Education as well as the construction and renovation of school infrastructure across the state.

He also promised free uniforms and feeding from Primary one to three in the state.

The Governor distributed N20,000 in cash as empowerment to 500 students who were trained in various skills.

The Kano State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Children, and the Disabled, Hajiya Aisha Lawan, while speaking commended the Governor for his educational initiatives aimed at improving children's lives.

She said, "Also worthy to mention are the commitments of other MDAs, Donor organizations, Development Partners and all relevant stakeholders in the movement for the betterment and wellbeing of children in the State."

The Speaker Children's Parliament Kano State, Hauwa Ibrahim, called on the state Government to implement the Child Rights Act for the well-being of Children in the state.

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