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Jigawa college receives N2bn TETFUND intervention fund

By Aliyu Dangida

DUTSE—The Provost of Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel, Dr. Dahiru Abdulkadir, has said the institution received special intervention fund from TETFUND worth N2 billion in the last six years.

Speaking on his achievements in office, Dr. Abdulkadir said the fund was meant for the execution of projects, manpower development and capacity building of the college’s lecturers.

‘The intervention funds has assisted in one way or the other towards uplifting both the academic and infrastructural development of the college,” he said.

He said that among the projects executed were rehabilitation and construction of hostels, classrooms and 200 and 300 capacity lecture halls, rehabilitation of science laboratories and expansion of e-library to 2,000 seaters.

Others include building of five schools, which include school of Art and Social Science, Education, Languages, and Vocational and Technical Education.

Abdulkadir stated further the special intervention funds complimented government’s gesture of N250million released to the college for the construction of center for education technology fully equipped with modern facilities.

He called on the government to provide the school with road network and drainages as approved by the previous gov ernment.


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