The Yobe Province Authorities on Monday appealed to civil servants in the province to heartily back up the regime in its tender to rescue the province from the catastrophe of education decay. This is next the devastation of the education system in the province as a outcome of the years of insurgency.
The Chairman Publicity Sub Commission for Yobe Education Recovery Appeal Fund, Hon. Muhammed Lamin, said since creation in 1991, successive governments in the province have made a series of sporadic and bold attempts amidst compounding challenges to improve the education sector.
Muhammed Lamin, who is also the province Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Civilisation, said this during a press briefing to update the media on the province of preparation toward the forthcoming Yobe Province Education Recovery Fund Raising schedule for Dec, 4th 2021.
He said it is longer word that the decade – long insurgency has impacted negatively on the entire lives of the citizenry.
“The devastating effect it has meted on the province’s education system and structure is overwhelming and must attract the attending of whatsoever responsible regime,” he said, adding that, “Governor Mai Mala Buni has since supposition of business office in 2019, declare province of emergency on education.”
“Some of you have been in the province since the start of the ugly phenomenon called insurgency which has destroyed everything in relation to our educational systems including the psyche of our children and parents,” Lamin said.
Muhammed Lamin farther said the administration of Mai Mala Buni feels that the right steps must be taken to address this terrible trend in our educational system, hence the statement of emergency in the education sector and the implementation of subsequent policies and programmes that will bail the province out of this quagmire.
“It is vital hither to province that, educating our citizens is to our collective responsibleness as a people, apart from reaching out to people exterior regime feels that civil servants in the province should also give their modest contribution to the programme by contributing 10% of their Nov 2021 basic salary to the scheme,”‘ Lamin said.
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