The Kebbi State Government has constructed three new nomadic schools in Dandi, Suru and Argungu Local Government Areas of the state to enhance teaching and learning of nomads, an official disclosed.
Abubakar Mu’azu-Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Atiku Bagudu, made this known in a statement issued in Birnin Kebbi.
He reported Suleiman Khalid-Jega, Executive Chairman, Kebbi State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), as saying this in Birnin Kebbi.
The chairman said the schools are located in Gungun-Kuka, Dandi local government; Nelpa in Suru local government; and Tsola-Shago in Argungu local government.
Mr Khalid-Jega, who supervised the establishment of the schools, also said that necessary instructional facilities had been provided, including teachers to fast track take-off of academic activities.
The chairman expressed satisfaction with the level of enrolment of nomadic children into the schools. He said learning had begun in the new schools on the directive of Governor Atiku Bagudu.
Mr Khalid-Jega said in the course of his statewide community interaction, Mr Bagudu visited the three Fulani settlements, during which the inhabitants presented requests for establishment of nomadic schools for their children.
“Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu instantly gave approval for the construction of the schools by SUBEB which now culminated in the commencement of teaching and learning,” he said.