Why Kano prioritized education – Ganduje
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said he prioritised education to ensure that children in the state do not become liabilities in future.
Ganduje spoke when he received delegation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) led by its Executive Secretary, Professor Sulieman Elias Bogoro.
The governor said, “The children we have in the state, if not properly educated will become liabilities in the future. But if properly educated, they will become assets. Therefore, we want educate them so that they can work in every sector of human endeavour.”
Ganduje said the state was establishing more universities to make tertiary education accessible to indigenes, adding that Kano wants to be a focal point to other states in the federation.
He appealed to the management of Tetfund to continue to support the state.
Earlier, Executive Secretary the fund,
of Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro, told the governor that they were in Kano to commission multi-billion naira projects at Bayero University.
Prof. Bogoro, who commended Kano State government for establishing more universities, also applauded the management of Bayero University, for what he called proper implementation of Tetfund projects.
He assured the governor that Kano State would continue to benefit from its interventions.
Dr. Yusuf Gawuna donating some set of desktop computers to Rochas Foundation College as part of his own contribution to the students; with him are the teachers during the school graduation ceremony held in Kano recently