The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Saturday, vowed that his administration will ensure that every child in Kano has unhindered access to free, compulsory and qualitative education.
Ganduje said this while receiving the Kano Correspondents’ Chapel, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Award of Excellence and Appreciation as the Father of Modern Free Education in Nigeria 2019.
The governor said his desire is to ensure that Almajiris in the state benefit from his free, compulsory basic and secondary education policy, even though most of them are children from neighbouring states.
He described the status of Kano as the state with the highest number of out-of-school children in the country, as a challenge that must be faced and defeated.
According to him, with the…