Buni Vows To Keep Investing In Education As He Receives Management Of NTIC

Buni Vows To Keep Investing In Education As He Receives Management Of NTIC
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BY HASSAN JIRGI, Damaturu

Yobe state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has said state government declaration of state of emergency on primary and basic education by his administration in the last two years had been fruitful.

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Governor Buni stated this when he received the management of Nigeria Tullip International Colleges (NTIC), while he reiterated the political will of his administration  to invest  and transform education in the state.

In a press statement signed and issue by Mamman Mohammed, the Director General, Press and Media Affairs, which was made available to AljazirahNigerian, education remains the priority of Buni’s administration, “We are committed to rejuvenating education in the state despite the high cost involved”

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“Education is very expensive; it is a project you keep investing and takes long time to mature, but we are very committed to invest in it, as it is a compass to the future of the state” Buni said.

He said “When we declared the state of emergency, we provided infrastructure, books and retrained our teachers and l am happy to say the state has progressively moved forward in education”.

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According to the Governor, the performance of students in the state in external examinations like WAEC and NECO has improved from 35th and  36th position to between 14th and 16th position.

In his response, the Director NTIC, Mr. Fexzullah Bilgin, commended Governor Buni for giving priority to education sector, “there is a great improvement in the performance of students we coached for JAMB in the last two years”.

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According to him, the commitment of Yobe state government had encouraged the colleges to continue providing quality education.

Bilgin solicited for more partnership between the college and Yobe state government for more improvement in the educational development of the state

The MD also expressed appreciation with the growing performance of pupils and students across the state.

Aljazirahnews


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