Kano State Government has announced plans to establish an Information and Commmunication Technology Girls Day Secondary School, to boost ICT education among women in the state.
The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Sanusi Sa’idu-Kiru, made the disclosure while reviewing activities of the ministry in 2021, on Saturday in Kano.
Sa’idu-Kiru said that the school project sited at Kofar-Na’isa area of Kano metropolis had reached advanced stage of completion.
He said that about N300 million would be expended on the maiden school project, adding that it was designed to admit 360 students.
“The school will take-up anytime from now, because contractors are already on site,” he said.
Sai’du-Kiru said the state government had renovated various schools including Government Girls Secondary School, Huguma and Government Girls Arabic Secondary School, Lakwaya, among others.
He said that the government had also constructed Prof. Hafsat Umar Ganduje Girls Secondary School and another one in Dala Local Government Area, to enhance girl child education.
While mega secondary school would be established in each of the five emirate councils in the state.
“The one for Kano Emirate will be located at Filin-Bola along Court Road at the cost of N300 million, works has reached advanced stage,” he said.
The Commissioner reitrated government commitment to accord premium to education sector to fast track sustainable social and economic development of the state and the country.