The Gombe State Executive Council has approved the sum of over two hundred million naira to pay for the examination’s fee for 13, 000 students of Senior Secondary Schools conducted in 2019.
The examination bodies to receive the payment include the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies NBAIS, the West African Examinations Council WAEC, the National Business and Technical Examination Board, NABTEB.
The sum of two hundred and four million naira, one hundred and fifty-one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-five kobo (N204, 151.875) was approved to settle the examinations fee for 13,347 students of Senior Secondary Schools across the state.
The decision was reached at the State’s Executive Council Meeting on Tuesday presided over by Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya at the council’s chamber of the Gombe State Government House.
The State Commissioner of Education Dr Habu Dahiru disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting.
Source: Vanguard Newspaper