The Kano State commissioner for Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Alhaji Mohammed Garba, has said that within the last two months, the Kano State government has expended the sum of N2.6 billion to boost education in the state.
He made this known to journalists in Abuja at the weekend just as he maintained that the expenditure was in line with the resolve by the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje led administration to create the enabling environment for both teachers and students in various institutions of learning to excel in their respective endeavours.
Giving a breakdown of the expenditure, he disclosed that the sum of N1,246,447.578.00 was used to foot the bills of students who participated in the National Examinations Council (NECO), the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Students (NBAIS) and the internal examination organised by (KERD). He also stated that the sum of N404 million was expended on the accreditation exercise of various courses in both the kano state polytechnic, the college of Agriculture Dambatta. Read more