Nigeria: I Want To Make Education A Legacy – Gov. Yari

Gov. Yari

Gov. Yari of Zamfara State, northern Nigeria


By Mohammed Munirat Nasir

Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has said that education is one of the legacies he intends to bequeath to the people of the state.

Yari made the disclosure while speaking during the democracy day anniversary held at Zamfara trade fair complex in Gusau, northwest Nigeria.

He said N8 billion has been set aside by his administration for the take off of newly established state-owned university which will be located in Talata Mafara for which approval has been granted by the National Universities Commission.

“With the university’s implementation committee working tirelessly, it is hoped  that the university will admit its first set of students in the 2018/2019 academic session”, he said.

Yari said state government has expended over N15 billion on education development within the last seven years under his leadership.

He said the Universal Basic Education, has committed over N3 billion in the renovation and construction of 112 primary schools across the State with a total of 385 classrooms.



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