From Haruna Usman,Birnin Kebbi
As part of efforts to increase the number of children enrollments in schools and to improve the quality of primary education in kebbi state, the focal person of the united nations children education fund (UNICEF) Musa Altine Ajannare has said that in the year under review the children education universal donors has trained no fewer than two thousand primary schools teachers in kebbi state,the trained teachers he said are those within the nine UNICEF focused schools in nine local government education authorities.
According to him another 200 schools based management committee (SBMC) were also trained by the body to serve as watch dogs to the teachers to ensure they didn’t compromised education at the expense of poor pupils.
In a related development,the international education donors also gave grants to at least three hundred primary schools,the grants are two components the schools improvement grants ( SIG) and micro grants,he said the beneficiaries used the monies to maintain their schools.
He added that, UNICEF also supplied text books to encourage reading culture in the nine focused schools in kebbi state,he lauded the body for her intervention in education and the kebbi state government for providing the counter funds and enabling environment.