By Emmanuel Nduka
The Government of Kebbi State has constructed three new nomadic schools in Dandi, Suru and Argungu Local Government Areas of the state to enhance teaching and learning of children of nomads.
This was made known in a statement issued on Saturday by Abubakar Mu’azu-Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Atiku Bagudu, in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital.
This statement explained that Suleiman Khalid-Jega, Executive Chairman, Kebbi State Universal Basic Education Board (K-SUBEB), as saying this in Birnin Kebbi.
The chairman said the schools are located in Gungun-Kuka, Dandi local government; Nelpa in Suru local government; and Tsola-Shago in Argungu local government.
Khalid-Jega who supervised the establishment of the schools, also said that necessary instructional facilities had been provided, including teachers to fast track take-off of academic activities.
While expressing satisfaction with the level of enrolment of nomadic children into the schools, he said learning had begun in the new schools on the directive of Governor Bagudu.
He added that in the course of his state-wide community interaction, Bagudu visited the three Fulani settlements, during which the inhabitants presented requests for establishment of nomadic schools for their children.