Kwara commissioner for education charges principals to be role models to staff

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The Kwara State Commissioner for Education has charged Principals in the state to be dedicated and be role models to their staff

The Kwara State Commissioner for Education, Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu has charged Principals in the state to be dedicated and be role models to their staff, just as she condemned the low turnout of students in some of the Secondary and Primary schools she visited in Ilorin.

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Modibbo-Kawu disclosed this during the Inspection and Monitoring of School resumption for the 2021/2022 Academic Session today in Ilorin.

Hajia Modibbo according to a statement signed by the Press Secretary of the Ministry Yakub Kamaldeen Aliagan, and made available to the newsmen in Ilorin, chided boarding schools visited for not preparing breakfast for their students on time. She therefore encouraged them to stick with the time for breakfast as scheduled.

The Commissioner also implored parents and guardians to send their children back to school immediately, as academic work had commenced and it won’t be proper for students to miss classes.

The team visited over 90 schools from the 16 local government areas of the state on Monday, the first day of resumption in the state.
[21/09, 8:05 am] Kamalden Ahmad: FG flagg off Humanitarian support to Flood Victims in16 states

The federal government of Nigeria has yesterday flag-off the distribution of food and non food items to the victims of 2020 flood disaster in 16 states.

Speaking at the flagging off of the items which held at Miga local government area of Jigawa State, the  minister of federal ministry of humanitarian affairs and disaster management Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk who was represented by permanent secretary of the ministry Alhaji Bashir Nura said, the support will serve as relief not compensation to the victims.

She explained that, the socio-economic impact of 2020 flood was devastating and it resulted in loss of lives and livelihoods in communities across six geopolitical zone with additional impact of covid-19 pandemic and it’s containment measures exacervated the situation in the country.

According to her, this made federal government to take various actions through various programmes and projects including National Social Investment Program to ameliorate the situation.

Hajiya Sadiya maintained that, “it is on that strength that this intervention funded by ECOWAS was design to complement the efforts of federal government towards the provision of sustainable livelihoods to the victims which focuses on cash and in kind (food and non food) assistance.

“the in-kind assistance will be carried out in 12 states, while cash assistance will  be in four states targetting 1,600 households of 9,600 persons,  provisions of shelter kits to 183 households comprising 1,098 persons mostly widows and women-headed households.

“the provision of 62 motorized boreholes and 62 hand washing points across the flood prone states of the country as expected assist in stabilization of beneficiaries and their communities” she said.

The minister then commended the leadership of ECOWAS commission for their due delligience in implementing the resolution of the members state with regards to this funding support and providing expert guidance through the development of the projects proposal.

While making his remarks, the Jigawa state governor who was also represented by his deputy Alhaji Umar Namadi appreciated the effort and to continue initiating a similar projects for the benefits of Jigawa citizens at large.

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