Katsina procures science equipments worth over n300m to schools

Katsina State Government has spent over three hundred and six million naira (N306) for the procurement of Science Materials / equipments to 100 Senior Secondary Schools across the State.

The Commissioner for Education, Associate Professor Badamasi Lawal disclosed this during the presentation of the equipments to benefiting schools at the premises of Hassu Iro Inko Government Girl’s College (Junior) Katsina.

He also disclosed that, under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari from inception to date it has now become a yearly event to distribute science materials to Schools.

Lawal added that last year 2020, the State Government procured science /technical and home economics materials worth over three hundred million Naira (N300 million) which were distributed to one hundred and thirty senior secondary schools across the State.

The Commissioner thanked Governor Aminu Bello Masari for always granting the requests made by the Ministry and urged the principals and teachers to reciprocate the gesture by ensuring that students benefited from the materials and other instructional items available in their schools for more academic success.

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Alhaji Musa Abdu Dankama called on the principals to avoid keeping the equipments without proper utilization.

He also advised them to ensure that students use the materials during practicals.

On his part, Principal Hassu Iro Inko Government Girl’s College Senior, Hajiya Rabi Ako expressed their happiness and gratitude for the timely gesture and promised to utilize the equipments for better teaching and learning in their respective schools.

According to a statement by Sani Danjuma Suleiman,
Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Ministry Of Education said the Katsina Zonal Education Quality Assurance Coordinator, Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar Unguwar Yari while in a closing remarks, thanked the education Commissioner and government for the gesture.