5th September, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Following the Declaration of State of emergency on Educational sector in Adamawa state by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Jibrilla, the Governor has Flagg-off the Distribution of Teaching Materials, Chemicals and Beddings to some selected schools in the state.
At a symbolic and brief ceremony held at Government Technical College Mubi, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla said his administration can compromise anything for Education explaining that Teachers Colleges would soon be reopened in the Three Senatorial Zones of the state.
While assuring both Teachers that government would train and retrain them to further justify the declaration of the state of emergency on Education and Health sectors, the Governor also stated that his government has committed to ensure that people of Adamawa were provided with the Dividends of Democracy at all cost .
The Governor also urged the benefiting schools to judiciously utilised the items for the purpose intended.
In his speech at the ceremony, The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Education Mr. Julious kadala said the items to be distributed to schools across the state includes 2,480 Double Beds, Text Books Comprising English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Religious Books,and Dictionaries numbering 496 each to the selected schools.
Others are Chemicals and Reagents for WASC and NECO practicals ,Three Seater Desk and Chairs totalling 2,057.
According to the Commissioner of Education, 1,300 Beddings would be distributed between Government Secondary school Hong and Government Technical College Mubi in view of their critical conditions at present.
Also in her remarks the Vice Chancellor Adamawa state University Mubi Professor Kaletapwa Farauta expressed gratitude for the realization of the provision of materials in the Educational sector which she said was in fulfilment of the state of emergency on declared in Education by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla.
Also commenting, the Emir of Mubi His Royal Highness Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu thanked Governor Muhammed Jibrilla and the Donor agencies for their efforts in improving the plights of the people of Adamawa state.
The Royal father also called on the citizenry to continue to support and cooperate with the present government in order to enable it provides more Dividends of Democracy and good governance in the state .