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June 3, 2024

1st Anniversary: Gov Yusuf to declare state of emergency on education

1st Anniversary: Gov Yusuf to declare state of emergency on education

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State will declare a state of emergency in the education sector, aiming to expedite efforts to enhance the delivery of educational services and ensure to quality education for all in Kano.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Sanusi Bature, the Governor, who will declare the state of emergency on Tuesday, said that it is in fulfillment of one of his crucial campaign promises outlined in his document titled ‘My Commitment for Kano,’ which was formulated and presented to the public in 2022, ahead of the 2023 elections.

The statement reads: “The declarationof a state of emergency in education is intended to hasten actions in delivering services to guarantee access to quality education for all in Kano.

“Concerned about the deteriorating state of the education sector, Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf is prepared to declare a state of emergency in education in order to expedite a comprehensive overhaul of the sector and propose a definitive solution to the current challenges in higher, secondary, and primary education.”

The event will convene all pertinent stakeholders in the field of education, including development partners, state and federal agencies, as well as esteemed dignitaries such as the Minister of Education, governors from other states, members of the academic community, and representatives from the media.