In his drive to revitalize basic education to provide a solid foundation for education development in the state, Governor Mai Mala Buni launched the first Education Day on Saturday.
Governor Buni said that looking at the performance of the state over the three years of his administration, the state has reason to celebrate the achievements recorded in the basic and secondary education sub-sector of the country. ‘State.
He said: “I am particularly impressed by the use of modern instruments and the application of a combination of conventional and innovative techniques in the teaching and learning processes that the Ministry, under the good leadership of the Commissioner In basic education, Dr. Mohammed Sani Idriss, invented in secondary schools across the state.
“I am delighted that today we can proudly tell our stories of success thanks to the hard work, focus and commitment of the state government following the declaration of a state of emergency by this administration.”
He revealed that the performance of Yobe State students in national exams is a positive indication of the state’s collective efforts to equip future generations with the prerequisites for personal fulfillment, good citizenship and a prosperous future. for the state.
The Governor further stated that only when the state has a well-educated and equipped population can it explore and exploit its richly endowed human and natural resources.
“As we all know, the education sector was the most affected sector during the height of the insurgency attacks and needs prompt and definitive action for speedy recovery to facilitate socio- economy of the state,” Buni said.
He said his administration had demonstrated adequate political will to save the sector by convening the first-ever education summit, forming a technical committee for the revitalization of basic and secondary education, splitting the ‘former Ministry of Education into Ministry of Higher Education and Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Teacher Training and Retraining, Introduction of Improved School Feeding Program and others administrative initiatives to advance education in the state, among others.