Tambuwal inaugurates campaign to enrol 1.4m children in school

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has inaugurated a state-wide campaign to enrol 1.4 million children into primary schools in the state.

Tambuwal, who flagged off the campaign at Riji village in Rabah Local Government area of the state on Tuesday, described the campaign as the largest enrolment drive in Nigeria.

Riji is the birthplace of late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto.

The governor also used the occasion to inaugurate the State Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme, the Nigerian Partnership for Education Project and a prototype Early Childhood Development Centre.

He said that during the enrolment campaign which targets 1.4 million new intakes in the next one year, government would reach out to communities and adopt house-to-house advocacy.

“The enrolment drive is a high level advocacy mechanism to ensure that all stakeholders partake in…

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