From Olanrewaju Lawal,Birnin Kebbi
Over 5,000 girls who are supposed to be in Primary and Secondary schools in Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State are out school.
The state government, which discovered the large number of the girls out school, flag-off Education Enrollment campaign across the state.
While speaking at the ceremony at Bagudo Local government, Education Secretary of the Council, Hajiya Rukkaya Hassan Kaoje who confirmed the number, stated that the campaign targeted about 5,000 girls in the area.
She noted that the enrollment drive would cut across nine districts of the local government so that many of these targeted girls would be adequately capture.
Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu while speaking at the flag-off ceremony said that his administration would provide necessary teaching and learning materials to Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Institutions in the state.
He sad that his administration would continue to give priority to education development due to ts importance to the society stressed that the on-gong rehabilitation of Primary and secondary schools in the state was in-line with government policy to accord premium to learning.
Governor Bagudu advised Communities in the state to participate fully in the running of schools through supervision, provision of materials and assistance for the development of education n the state.