DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRATRY UBEC APPLAUDS KANO BESDA TEAM
BALARABE DANLAMI JAZULI
The Deputy Executive Secretary Technical, Universal Basic Education Commission, Professor Bala Zakari has applauded Kano State Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESADA) team for proper implementation of BESDA program in the state.
Professor Bala Zakari made the commendation when he led the National BESDA team for support visit to the state.
The Deputy Executive Secretary said they were in Kano to supervise and inspect the implementation of BESDA program.
“Our visit was not to witch hunt or find fault but rather to supervise, support and advise to ensure success in the implementation of the programme” He noted
While addressing teachers and learners at Bunkure learning center in Bulure Local Government area, Professor Zakari said the BESDA program is focuses on increasing access, quality and ensuring equity on Education with special target on Out of School Children.
“The Basic Objective of the program centered through focus in bringing back Out of School Children back to school it’s also support strengthen accountability in institutions. Professor Zakari added
He revealed that BESDA program was designed to ensure that children who attend formal schools could be able to read, write and calculate simple arithmetic.
At Tsangayar malam Mai Kula’uzai in Kabuga Aisami quarters, Gwale Local Government area, the Deputy Executive Secretary, expressed delight on the commitment of facilitators and learners during the lesson then called the learners to always be dedicate to enable them learn the basics to read and write .
“We are here to see the reality and we all believe that learning is actually taking place “He said
Similarly the Deputy Executive Secretary visited Jakara Special Primary School and Jakara Learning center all Municipal Local government.
Speaking at the centers visited, the Executive Chairman, Dr. Danlami Hayyo said as part of the effort to bring back out of school children to schools, the State Universal Basic Education Board Kano (SUBEB) under Kano State Better Education Service delivery for All (BESDA) programme have established more additional Tsangaya and Learning centers and enrolled both male and female out of school children to enable them access basic quality education.
“We have established over 2,718 Learning Centers for Out O F School girls with additional Tsangaya integrated centers and provided them with instructional materials such as Text books, exercise books, white chalk Board, and supporting items which suggestion box sanitary items, mats, first aid box and suggestion box among others” The Executive Chairman added
Others group of the team visited Tsangaya and Learning centers in Gwale, Nassarawa, and Ungogo Local Government areas