Taraba Govt. to construct 32 Almajiri schools




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JALINGO – The Taraba Government said it had concluded plans to construct  32 Almajiri Schools the state.

Alhaji Hussain Kabri, , Nomadic Education, State Universal Basic Education Board, said this an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Jalingo.

Kabri said this would complement the two existing Almajiri schools established by the Federal Government in the state.

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He said the decision was imperative in view of the growing of Almajiris in the area.

“A recent survey conducted by the indicates there are 4000 Almajiri’s of school age in Jalingo, Sardauna, Mutum-biyu, Ibi and Gashaka areas.

“The two Almajiri schools built by the federal government in Mutum biyu and Jalingo can only cater for 150 students in those areas.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

“Therefore, we are planning to two Almajiri schools in each of the 16 council areas of the state, so we can capture thousands of other Amajiris have no access to western education,” he said. (NAN)