The Kogi State government says it has plans to build basic education system that would support Cattle colonies in the state.
The Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board,SUBEB, Abdullahi Ndalayi said this in Lokoja, while receiving the advocacy and Inspection team of the Universal Basic Education Commission.
He also said the State was determined to set record in Nomadic, Girl Child and Almajiri education systems of Nigeria.
Ndalayi stated that education was one of the thematic areas of the present government of the state.
He noted that the administration of Governor yahya bello would ensure that basic education was an all-inclusive for the state.
“kogi state government has it in plan to include in our next proposal to UBEC to develop education programs that will support cattle colony .
“Kogi is determined to get awards in the area of nomadic ,almajiri and girl child education systems of Nigeria. The state SUBEB has plans to secure the school as regards to perimeter fencing of the schools.
” It is my delight to let you know that nomadic schools in the 3senatorial zones of the state are functional. As you know that kabba which is key part of old northern region served as hub of girl child education, we can say that enrollment for girl child education is on the increase” the SUBEB chairman explained.
Support to Nigerian Government Projects
On provision of supports to Nigerian government projects, the SUBEB chairman said kogi government has plans to secure the almajiri schools in the state.
The UBEC advocacy and Inspection team led by the former National coordinator of Almajiri school programs , Prof.Mustapha Jagaban said its visit to the state was to access level of completion of federal government sponsored basic school projects and to measure level of activities in the schools.