From: Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi
The Kebbi State Government has retrained 1,100 secondary school teachers as part of measures to improve teaching and learning in education sector.
The teadchers were retrained in Computer, Science, Art and Social Science subjects.
Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Muhammad Wagamatta Aliero who confirmed this, on Monday, during the opening ceremony of retraining of 400 Arts and Social Science teachers in Secondary Schools across the state disclosed that state government had retrained 500 Science teachers for better performances in the schools.
He said: “We just finished retraining of 200 in Computer,500 Science teachers had received the same training. Today, we are kicking off retraining of 400 Arts and Social Science teachers in the State.
“This is to show us that the present administration of Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has vision for education sector. This is good sign for the development of education in our state and I hope the teachers will reciprocate this gesture by putting in their best on their jobs”.
The Commissioner disclosed that 24 secondary schools in the state have been fully renovated stressed that more of such schools would be comprehensively renovate for conducive learning and teaching.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu in his address disclosed that Nigerian Army has concluded arrangement to establish boys’ Command School in Jega and girls’ Command School in Birnin-Kebbi to complement government’s efforts to improve standard of education in the state.
Governor Bagudu informed the teachers that his administration was not selective in retraining of teachers because he believed whatever he does, was in the interest of the state.