By Shehu Danjuma
Katsina – The Katsina State Government, has established nine pivotal teachers training centres to provide teachers with the required teaching qualification.
Prof. Halimatu Idris, the State Commissioner for Education disclosed this at the closing ceremony of a two-day seminar for WAEC and NECO invigilators, on Examination malpractice on Saturday in Katsina.
Idris, who was represented by a Director in the Ministry, Hajiya Rabi Barau, said that three centres were located in each of the three senatorial zones.
He said that teachers were selected from different parts of the state to benefit from the training offered by the centres.
The commissioner reiterated the state government’s commitment to boost the education sector and provide teachers with the required teaching qualification.
He also said that the government had embarked rehabilitation of both primary and secondary schools with the aim of providing conducive atmosphere for learning.
“We have also trained over 800 teachers in modern techniques of teaching so as to increase their knowledge.
The Representative of Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Lawal Bagiwa, lauded the State Government for the return of Grade II Teachers Training in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government reintroduced the Grade II Teacher training after intensive pressure from Emirs and Education stakeholders in the state.