El-Rufai Announces Free Secondary Education For Girls In Kaduna State

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Governor el-Rufai in Southern Kaduna

By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna

Kaduna State Government, led by Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has said that from September this year, secondary school female education would be free in the state.

 El-Rufai stated this in Kafanchan in his continuation of tour to the local government areas of the state.

He said measures were taken to ensure that every woman acquires the minimum of secondary school education for self reliance.

Governor el-Rufai emphasized that the state government is also looking at possible ways to make secondary school education free for both females and males.

He expressed the present administration’s readiness to ensure justice to every part of the state.

The governor called on people of the state to desist from politics of tribalism or religious sentiment, noting that politics is all about development.

He expressed appreciation with the turn out of people to receive him and his entourage.

In a remark, the State Party Chairman, Air Commodore Emanuel Jakada called on people in Southern Kaduna to avoid allowing themselves be deceived by selfish politicians.

He therefore, appealed to them to continue to rally round the present administration for more developmental programmes.

In an interview, the Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Manzo Daniel Maigari said the state government has done a lot in transforming the state.

He called on APC members and supporters in the area to unite for victory of the party.

In a related development, the Governor said that about five hundred thousand permanent voters cards are yet to be collected in Kaduna State.

The stated this in Kafanchan Jama’a local government area of the state during a meeting with APC executives  and supporters.

He therefore, called on people to go to the INEC office to collect theirs.

Governor el-Rufai noted that only when people obtain their voters cards can they elect the leaders of their choice.

He called on APC members  in Southern Kaduna to unite and embark on sensitization campaign on the good intentions of the present administration.

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