Teach in Mother Tongue, Nigerian Governor Tasks Teachers, Institutions

Teach in Mother Tongue, Nigerian Governor Tasks Teachers, Institutions

  • Governor Bello Masari urged institutions in charge of designing school curricula at the basic education levels to adopt the use of their mother tongue in teaching pupils at the early stages of their education
  • He stated this at the launch of three books in Hausa literature written by Malam Mande Muhammad
  • Masari said the government will continue to promote Hausa literature in order to preserve the culture and heritage of the state

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has tasked teachers in various institutions in the state to teach pupils in their mother tongue.

Masari gave the charge during the launch of three books on poetry, literature in Hausa and the translation of the English dictionary to the Hausa language written by Mande Muhammad, on Thursday, March 31, in Katsina.

The governor who was represented by the commissioner for education, Prof. Badamasi Charanchi, noted that such a level of teaching would aid better learning for children, The Guardian reports.

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Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Katsina state, teachers, mother tongue
Governor Masari urges teachers to teach in their mother tongue. Photo credit: Aminu Bello Masari
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He stated that the national policy on education was designed to teach pupils at the early stage in their mother tongues.

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Masari commended the author for writing books in Hausa, describing the effort as a laudable initiative.

2023: Resign now if you want to contest, Governor Masari tells cabinet

Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari earlier issued a note of warning to members of his cabinet to resign if they want to contest for a political position at the 2023 general elections.

According to the governor, it is expedient that the statutory provision of the new electoral act must be followed by members of his cabinet and other political appointees.

Legit.ng gathered that Governor Masari made this pronouncement at a media parley with journalists on Tuesday, March 15, shortly after a meeting with his cabinet members, which also included the presence of his deputy, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu.

Source: Legit.ng

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