His Excellency Hon. Mai Mala Buni ( Chiroman Gujuba) has today flagged off the distribution of 3,000 desks in fune locacal Government, while performing the distribution noted that during his inauguration and swearing- in ceremony on 29 may 2020, he declared a state of emergency on Basic and secondary education in the state with a view to addressing emerging challenges.
The Governor was represented by the Commissioner Ministry for local Government and chieftaincy affairs Hon. Yerima lawan Yunusari, explained that Basic education is free in yobe state and the Government has been making prompt payment of registration ,tuition, WAEC/NECO fees among others and also meeting its counterpart obligations for the funding of Universal Basic Education in the state.
Speaking Earlier the Commissioner Ministry of Basic and secondary education, Dr.Mohammed Sani Idriss, said education is a backbone of every meaningful development, urged parents to complement the gesture by enrollment of their words to school and ensure completion at all level.
Government according him is against the frequent repatriation of Almajiris to their respective States of origin in this critical times of containing the spread of COVID 19.
In his key note addressed, the Commissioner Ministry for water resources, Sen. Abdulkadir Alkali Jajere commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for his interest in education sector, he cautioned teachers to remain up and doing warning that government will not tolerate laxity, absenteeism and lateness to work.
Hon Digma Maina Gana , Member representing Fune 11 constituency appeals to parents to ensure proper upbringing of their children.
In his welcome addressed the Director personal management Fune local Government, Mal. Abubakar Mohammed Kolere, said the provision of desks is aimed at boosting governor Buni’ free and compulsory basic education sector, the move is part of sustained commitment to revitalize the basic education sector for improved leanings outcomes.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF CLASS ROOM FURNITURE ARE AS FOLLOWS:-
- Govt. Technical Secondary School, Damagum received 250 units.
Govt Day Secondary school, Damagum received 150, units.
Govt. Secondary school Daura, received 150, units
Govt. Girls Secondary school Ngelzarma, received 200, units
Govt Secondary school Jajere, received 150, units.
While 200 units of the furniture are to be distributed to primary schools across the the local government.