Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has ordered the integration of vocational skills in 3,226 Almajiri schools in the state.
The instruction was given for the introduction of the skills in over 2,775 Sangaya Centres and 451 Islamiyya Schools across the state These schools are widely known in the northern part of the country as Almajiri schools.
The governor gave the order yesterday at the Government House in Maiduguri when he received an update on the validation and registration of Sangaya Schools in the state presented by the Governing Council of Arabic and Sangaya Education Board.
The governor, while noting that with the introduction of vocational education, numeracy and literacy skills in the schools, said Borno State Government intended to streamline the informal and formal education system to qualify Sangaya schools products to get admitted into colleges and universities.
He also observed that the…
Source: Thisday Newspaper