By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Malam Jafaru Sani, has said that the State Government is committed towards ensuring academic excellence in the state.
He stated this at a reception in honour of Madinah Abdulazeez, the youngest female PhD holder in Northern Nigeria and others in Tudun Wada North, Kaduna South Local Government.
According to him. recently the State Government employed thousands of qualified primary school teachers across the State; adding that arrangement have been concluded for the recruitment of additional secondary school teachers to achieve the desired result.
Malam Jafaru called on the teachers to continue to put in their best for the overall development of education in the state.
He congratulated Dr. Madinah Abdulazeez and seven others who have obtained PhD saying “Governor Nasiru El-Rufai is proud of their academic hard work”.
The Chairman Universal Basic Education Commission, (UBEC), Dr. Muhammad Abubakar who spoke on the importance of education, urged parents to always send their children to school, as the Commission is committed toward ensuring qualitative basic education in Nigeria.
Also, an educationalist, Malama Aisha Misau described education as the only key to success.
The District Head of Tudun Wada, Alh Tahir Mahmud, commended the people of Tudun Wada for accepting education, peace and unity.
He called on the residents to always see themselves as brothers and sisters to achieve permanent peace.
Earlier, Chairman of Tudun Wada North Forum, Alhaji Isah Adamu, said that the event was organized to celebrate Dr. Abdulazeez and seven others the Ward who have obtained PhD in their various fields of study.
In her speech the celebrant, Dr. Abdulazeez called on parents to always give special attention to the education of their children especially the females.