Tambuwal allocates land to NAF for construction of a secondary school in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
By Ado Hassan, Sokoto
THE Nigerian Airforce has began plans for the construction of a Secondary school in Sokoto, the state capital following the allocation of land by Governor Aminu WaziriTambuwal.

The disclosure of the land allocated to the force was made in SokotoTuesday by GovernorTambuwal.
He said his administration remain committed to promoting academic excellence while efforts are being made to‎ maintain standards as measure to strengthen the education sector in the state.
According to the governor who dropped the hint while speaking during an inspection tour of Army Children school being constructed at Shagari town, headquarters of Shagari LGA of Sokoto state “Our doors are always open to liaise with all relevant stakeholders to improve the standard of education in Sokoto State,”
The development which was contained in a statement issued Tuesday in Sokoto by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, quoted the governor as ‎assuring that his government will continue to work towards filling the deficit in number of schools especially in the rural areas.

To this end, the state government said it has so far constructed 54 new schools to cater for areas that need such.

The schools constructed according to the statement include 35 new Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) and 19 new Senior Secondary Schools (SSS).

“The locations of the schools are JSS Jamali (Binji LGA), Kurdulla and Akwalkiti (Gudu LGA), Bankanu and Maruda in Kware LGA and JSS Ciroman Bello and Tudun Yola in Sokoto North LGA.

“Others include JSS Kasarawa, Yar’Abba, Gidan Salanke, Kaura Kimba and Gidan Bubu in Wamakko LGA, JSS Rikina and Kwannawa in Dange-Shuni LGA, JSS Girkau and Fakku in Kebbe LGA, JSS Sanyi, Lambara, Horo and Ginga in Shagari LGA, JSS Alasan in tambuwal LGA and JSS Torankawa, Binji Muza, Bakale and Fakka in Yabo local government area.

“The rest include JSS Garin Dole and Kwakwazo in Goronyo LGA, JSS Arume in ISa LGA, JSS Riji in Rabah LGA, Lajinge, Dantudu, Labau, kalgo, Langegu, Marakawa and Sangerawa in Sabon Birni LGA and lastly JSS Alkamu and Chacho in Wurno LGA.

“As for the Senior Secondary School, they are located in Unguwa Lale (Sabon Birni), rarah (Rabah), Turbah (Isa), Illela, Araba and Kalmalo in Illela LGA, Kaffe (Gada), Rimawa (Goronyo), Kilgori (Yabo), Gumbi and Kaukabo (Wamakko) Mabera Mujaya and Minannata in Sokoto South, Gande in Silame LGA, More, Maruda, Hamma Ali and Ummaruma in Kware LGA and Balle in Gudu LGA,” the statement added.

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