- Senator Uba Sani has commended Governor Nasir El-Rufai for reviving education in Kaduna state
- The lawmaker said he was inspired by El-Rufai's love for education in the northern part of the country
- The senator restated commitment to doing all that is needed to ensure a better future for the children through education
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The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central constituency at the upper legislative chamber, Senator Uba Sani, has said that his identification of education as key priority was inspired by Governor Nasir El-Rufai's education revival programme.
Legit.ng's regional reporter in Kaduna, Nasir Dambatta, reports that while addressing a high powered delegation from Giwa local government, the senator said it was also the outcome of his critical look into the dwindling standard of education in the north and its negative effect on the socio-economic and political development of the region.
"But the immediate push and inspiration for me to take action was Governor Nasir El-Rufai's education revival programme. His holistic approach to reviving education has been widely acclaimed. Kaduna state has become a model of educational reform, all thanks to our focused, dynamic and resourceful governor," he said.
Senator Sani, who vowed never to waver in following in the footsteps of Governor Elrufai, restated commitment to doing all that is needed to ensure a better future for the children through education.
"In this wise, I am making efforts to attract an intervention for the construction of a befitting hostel and an ICT Centre at the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Giwa.
"I assure the good people of Giwa LG, and indeed, Kaduna Central Senatorial District of my continued good representation and attracting of projects and investments. All I crave is your usual understanding and cooperation," he said.
The stakeholders of the local government visited the senator to show appreciation over the passage of his bill for an act to establish the federal college of education, Giwa, Kaduna state by the Senate.
The chairman of the local government, Abubakar Shehu, who led the powerful delegation which comprised of House of Representatives member, Shehu Balarabe Bakauye (Birnin Gwari/Giwa Fed. constituency), the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Giwa local government, Ibrahim Musa.
They assured him of their total support and cooperation in ensuring that the college becomes a reality.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a non-governmental organisation known as OpenFees said if Nigeria can manage to conduct elections into political offices despite the COVID-19 pandemic, students should not be stopped from writing the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
It was reported that the group in a statement issued on Sunday, July 19, in Abuja, cautioned the federal government not to play politics with the education of youth.
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