Nigeria: Kaduna Govt. Committed To Academic Excellence – Official

… Praises Youngest Female Phd Holder


Dr. Madinah Abdulazeez

Dr. Madinah Abdulazeez presenting a speech


By Josph Edegbo


Kaduna State Government says it is committed to ensuring academic excellence, as it identifies with the youngest female Phd holder in Northern Nigeria.


The State Commissioner for Education, Jafaru Ibrahim Sani made the remark at a forum to honour the 27-year old Madinah Abdulazeez, the Phd holder along with some others in Kaduna, Northwest of the country.


He restated with delight the recent employment of thousands of qualified primary school teachers across the State by the government.


The Commissioner disclosed that arrangement have also been concluded for the recruitment of additional secondary schools’ teachers aimed at achieving the desired result.


Malam Jafaru therefore called on teachers in the State to continue to put in their best for the overall development of education in the state.


He congratulated Dr. Madinah Abdulazeez and seven others who have obtained Phd saying that “Governor Nasira El-Rufai is proud of their academic hard work”.


The Chairman Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Abuja Dr. Muhammad Abubakar who spoke on the importance of education, urged parents to always send their children to school.


He said UBEC is committed toward ensuring qualitative Basic Education in Nigeria.


Also speaking, an Educationalist, Aisha Aliko Muhammed described education as the only key to success.


The District Head of Tudun Wada,Tahir Mahmud Commended the people of his domain for accepting education as well as the prevailing  peace and unity in the area.


Earlier in an address of welcome, the Chairman of Tudun Wada North Forum, organisers of the event, Isah Adamu said “we organised the event to celebrate Madinah Abdulazeez and seven others in our Ward who have obtained Phd.


According to him “it is important to note that attaining the feat, these sons and Daughter of Tudun Wada North Community have made us extremely vital to the Socio-economic well-being of the community, the state and nation at large”.


Responding, the celebrant, Dr. Madinah Abdul-Azeez called on Parents to always give specially attention to the education of their children, most especially the females.


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