Six Thousand Three Hundred and Ninety Five Teachers in Adamawa have undergone training and are receiving incentives.
Commissioner of Education, Mr. Julius Kadala, who stated this during the distribution of materials held at the Education Resource Center, explained that additional Four Thousand and Nine others in seven Local Government Areas are to be trained soon.
The Hon. Commissioner said Five Hundred and Fourteen Schools in the State have also received One Million Naira to enable them execute other renovations. He told the Governor that Two Hundred and Twenty Junior Secondary Schools will receive books, while Sixty One Primary and Junior Secondary schools will receive desk and chairs for students and teachers.
The commissioner, while appealing to the World Bank to extend its intervention to fourteen other Local Government Areas of the state, said there is need for the completion of renovation of other blocks within the education resource center for use by Adamawa state Education Program Investment Project, a World Bank assisted project.
In a remark, Executive Chairman of Universal Education Board, Hassan Toungo said following the intervention of the State Government in the Education sector, Partners have indicated interest to partner the State Government adding that Norway have rendered support to the State and will be received in the state in the next few days.
Comrade Rodney Nathan, State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers, appreciated the giant strides of the state government in the education sector and particularly said plight of teachers have been taken care of.
When the state governor, Senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla rise to speak, he was full of appreciation and expressed that the gesture is inline with his dream for the education sector in the state.
His Excellency the Governor of the State, Sen. Umaru Jibrilla explained that his administration can compromise anything for the Education Sector pointing out that the deplorable situation of the sector when he assumed office was unacceptable.
He said the Education Sector will be given priority during his second tenure in office.
Governor Jibrilla used the opportunity to appealed for peace and unity which is a prerequisite for development.
The Governor was shown round the items by the Commissioner for Education Hon. Julius Kadala while Ahmed Hamid and Sale Ibrahim spoke on behalf of beneficiaries.