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Yobe govt inaugurates first State Education Council



It inline with its aspiration of taking fundamental and secondary schooling to an enviable top, Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has inaugurated a 13-man State Schooling Council to help in revamping the sector within the state.

Through the inauguration, Gov. Buni defined that on thirtieth of February, 2021, he had accepted the institution of the Yobe State Schooling Council as an government organ with the target to strengthen the expeditious and articulate implementation of the report on the Revitalization of Primary and Secondary Schooling within the state.

“Schooling stays the simplest device for uplifting dignity, accelerating the technological and socio-economic growth of any society”.

“This administration is dedicated to bequeathing a purposeful schooling system that can contribute to emancipating this technology and certainly future generations of Yobe state from the clutches of starvation, illness, unemployment and poverty”, he careworn.

Drawing its membership from a broad spectrum of skilled and sure-to-deliver educationists, lecturers, and directors, amongst others, the Schooling Council is predicted to play proactive advisory roles in making certain that Yobe’s fundamental schooling infrastructure is introduced at par with at this time’s necessities of a purposeful schooling system.

The governor disclosed that the council’s phrases of reference is to amongst different issues: “hold the state of fundamental and secondary schooling beneath overview and to direct fascinating actions by related institutional models, similar to Ministries, Departments and Companies (MDAS) to realize the set goals beneath the emergency on Primary and Secondary Schooling.

“To supply the unfettered political will to implement the framework for the revitalization of Primary and Secondary Schooling; to facilitate institutional cooperation by way of coordination of points referring to Primary and Secondary Schooling amongst Ministries, Departments and Companies (MDAs).


Others are: “to assist inter-agency cooperation on schooling associated points by way of growth of widespread positions on issues of widespread concern in addition to cooperation within the implementation of schooling conventions at Nationwide and Worldwide ranges in addition to to encourage mechanisms that can promote finest practices in Primary and Secondary schooling coverage reforms and schooling administration and in addition help in supply of nationwide, multilateral, bilateral and official growth help (ODA) programmes”.

In line with Gov. Buni, the Yobe State Schooling Council is to be chaired beneath him with high authorities functionaries as members which embrace: Hon. Idi Barde Gubana, the Deputy Governor; Dr. Muhammad Sani Idris, Commissioner Ministry of Primary and Secondary Schooling and Prof. Muhammad Munkaila, Commissioner for Increased Schooling, Science and Know-how.

Others are: Alhaji Musa Mustapha, Commissioner for Finance; Barr. Saleh Samanja, Commissioner for Justice; Dr. Abubakar Garba Iliya, Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs & Catastrophe Administration; Alh. Mohammed Garba Gagiyo, Commissioner for Price range & Planning; Alh. Baba Malam Wali, Secretary to the State Authorities;

Muhammad B. Nura, Head of the Civil Service; Dr. Kole Shettima Honourary Particular Adviser on Schooling; Barr. Baba Dala, Particular Adviser on Authorized issues and Alhaji Aji Yerima Bularafa, Particular Adviser on Political & Legislative Issues respectively are all to function members of the committee.

Governor Buni stated he’s assured that members of the committee have what it takes to implement that imaginative and prescient for a brand new, purposeful schooling atmosphere that may encourage Yobe’s youngsters to boost their sights excessive and make successful of their lives and their tutorial careers.

Recall that, on twenty ninth Might 2019, Gov Buni declared a State of Emergency on Primary and Secondary Schooling within the State with a view to addressing current and rising challenges within the sub-sector. This was adopted by the first-ever Schooling Summit within the state on 1st July 2019.

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