By Yunusa Abdullahi
The Adamawa State Government in collaboration with Local Governments and other Development partners would sponsor Adamawa State Students to study in Universities in India where the courses are not available in Nigeria.
This was contened in a resolutions reached during the 28th Weekly State Executive Council Meeting presided over by Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola.
Briefing Journalists the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Commissioners of Education Mr Julius Kadala, permanent Secretary Ministry of Water Resources Hajiya Ladi Banu and the Chairman of the State Planning Commission Engr.Arin Lutu explained that the State Government would contribute Forty per cent of the Cost implications.
According to Comrade Ahmad Sajoh, the Council had assigned Honourable Yayaji Mkjinyawa to over see the affairs of the Ministry of Higher Education in addition to his present Ministry of Land and Survey.
The Council also approved and ratified a waiver to post primary schools management board to recruit about 1,514 professional Teachers., explaining that the recruitment would be transparent, adding that the committee would work in accordance with the Civil service rules.
On the provision of portable drinking Water in the state, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources Hajiya Ladi Banu explained that the Adamawa State Government in collaboration with European Union would under go for the provision of portable drinking Water to the people of Adamawa State, pointing that about One Hundred and Six Million Naira had been approved as counterpart funding of the project across the state.
The Chairman of the State Planning Commission Engr.Arin Lutu explained that the Council had also granted approval to the College of Agriculture Ganye to recruits some staff to certain Departments of the College in order for the Institution get accreditation