Niger Govt. approves N530m for construction of Teachers Professional Institutes


Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State

By Rita Iliya

The Niger Government has approved N530 million for the establishment of Teachers Professional Development Institutes in two zones of the state.

Hajiya Fatima Madugu, the state’s Commissioner for Education, made the disclosure at a news conference on the outcome of the valedictory session of the state’s Executive Council Session in Minna on Tuesday.

She explained that the centers would be located in Agaie in Zone A and Nasarawa-Kainji in Zone C, adding that the centers would help decongest Maraban-Dandaudu center in Zone B.

Also, Mr Dan-Malam Nasara, the state’s Commissioner for  Justice, said the state Governor Abubakar Bello, had assented to two bills on the establishment of Teachers Professional Development institutes and Niger State House of Assembly Service Commission.

He said that the governor also approved the prohibition of unauthorised use of steroids on animals.

Nasara noted that the penalty for anyone caught…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria