The Federal Government says, its planning to enroll over 10million out-of- school children into schools so as to improve their living standard.
The Minister of State for Education, Dr. Yusuf Tanko Sununu stated this when he paid a courtesy visit on the Kebbi State Deputy Governor, Senator Umar Abubakar in his office at Birnin Kebbi.
He said the federal government under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was planning to revive the National Commission for Adults and Almajiris Education to make sure out of school children including Almajiris were given quality education with skills acquisition for better society.
The Minister condoled with the people and government of Kebbi State over the death of famous Islamic scholar, Late Sheik Abubakar Giro Argungu, who died recently following a brief illness.
He equally sympathised with TCN and government of Kebbi state over the fire outbreak which destroyed 90MVA (330KV/132KV) and a 60MVA (132KV/33KV) transformers valued at 4 million US Dollars at TCN substation in Birnin Kebbi 10 days ago.
The Kebbi State Deputy Governor, Senator Umar Abubakar, thanked the minister for the visit and congratulated him for his well deserved appointment as Minister by president Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The Deputy Governor, lauded the federal government’s initiative to bring back out of school children and Almajiris education programme in the country.
He mentioned the effort he made to introduce Child Destitution Eradication Bill during his tenure in the Senate, which proposed the establishment of the Almajiri system with Western Education and vocational programme that was later signed into law.