BY: Atenka John
Executive Governor of Adamawa State Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla, had on
Tuesday December 2nd 2015, revived the long forgotten feeding scheme
in boarding schools across the State.
Governor Directed the Commissioner of Education Dr. Kaletapwa Farauta to
immediately distribute fifty bags of grains which included Maize, Rice and
Beans to each of the Boarding Schools with a Special Monetary Package, to
ensure quality feeding in the schools. The distribution started with the
Government Girls Secondary school Yola, followed by General Murtala
College,Vina- lovable Government College
Numan. The team is to cover all boarding schools in the State.
Commissioner who was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary Alhaji Bashir
Yerima D. Tukur Said “ The gesture is in fulfillments of His Excellency’s campaign
promises to strengthen the education sector”, she added that the Government will soon embark on
renovating and building Schools Across the State.
his part, the Permanent Secretary cheered the Students when he called them as potential
future Presidents, Governors, Senators Commissioner’s. “We all now a society without sound and
qualitative education, is a society without future” he concluded
principal, Government Girls Secondary school Yola, Mrs Fifkatu Aminu Magagi,
appreciated the State Government for coming to their aid at the right time. She
said “The present Government has reminded them of almost forgotten memories”
and promised to utilize the items for the purpose intended”.
Students, who spoke on behalf of their colleagues, equally appreciated the Government and promised to reciprocate
the kind gesture with excellence.
who accompanied the Commissioner to the schools were the Executive Secretary
Post Primary Schools Management Board Hajiya Bilkisu Kaliq and Directors from the
Ministry, Boards and parastatals.
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