Zulum Commissions GDSS Buratai, Announces Construction of 200 Housing Units, Distributes 200 Bicycles To Students

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By; SADIQ ABUBAKAR, Maiduguri

Borno State Governor, Engr  Babagana Umara Zulum  on Tuesday,  commissioned Government Day Secondary School  (GDSS) Buratai in Buratai  Community of Biu Local Government Area  of the Southern part of the  state as part of government’s efforts to enhance quality and standard of education in the state.

The governor was  received  on arrival in Buratai by the  Chairman of Biu Local Government Council (LGC) and other community leaders and LGC officials,  before  proceeding to the school  for the  official commissioning.

While addressing the gathering, Governor Zulum assured that government of Borno State will continue to provide all the necessary support needed to drive the education sector.  

He explained that 20 indigenous teachers were  recruited by the ministry of education to give quality education to the students. 

 Zulum also emphasized to the community that Borno State Government will continue to recruit more teachers in order to enhance the quality of teaching in  every part of the state.

In addition, he also urged the teachers to be dedicated enough with a view to impacting the desired knowledge to the children, while  appreciating  the community for the warm reception  accorded him on arrival. 

Governor Zulum also appreciated the Emir of Biu, HRH,  Mai Mustapha Umar II  for  his attendance during the  commissioning, while assuring the Emir that Borno State Government under his leadership will continue providing all the necessary support to his domain.

He further  announced plans by the state government to  construct  200 housing units in Miringa Town of Biu LGA.

The  Borno State Commissioner of Education,  Engr. Lawan Abba Wakilbe, in his remarks,  said that the school consists of 30 classrooms, management offices, 200 desks and 200 bicycles for the students.

 Wakilbe also disclosed  requirement of 20 additional teachers, while  200 bicycles will be distributed to the students to ease their access  to the school.

In his remarks, the Emir of Biu, Mai Mustapha Umar II  commended Gov. zulum for fulfilling  his promises to the  people of Biu and appreciated his tireless efforts.

 On behalf of the  Buratai Community,  Barr. Isa Buratai, thanked and commended the governor, while appealing for more interventions in Buratai Community.

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