The Katsina State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari had on Thusday flaged off the disbursement of the child/female teacher trainee scholarships scheme and school improvements grant at the Local Government Secretariat in Rimi.
Katsina Media and Publicity reports that Masari who lauched the fund, cautioned ministry of Education and State Universal Basic Education to ensure that the money reaches the the actual recipients and used for the purpose intended, instructing the use of banks account.
Masari further appealed to the beneficiaries to stay where the purpose of their training.
He seriously cautioned the commisioner of Education and Chairman of SUBEB to make sure teachers are not only based in the urban areas.
According to the State media and publicity department, the Commissioner of Education, Ass. Professor Badamasi Lawal Charanchi narrated that the Katsina State Government had expended the whooping sum of N5 billion in providing infrastructure for education adding that over 2000 classes were newly constructed and some renovated.
The representative of the Emir of Katsina, Kauran Katsina District Head of Rimi appreciated the state government for its contribution to education as well as other sectors, urging the communities to take care of the facilities.