Governor lauds for keying into World Bank programme

Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III has commended Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for keying into the Federal Government/ World Bank programme, Better Education Service Delivery.

A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant Media and Publicity, to Gombe State Governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said the Emir was speaking when he hosted Government officials and the league of Ulamas and Tsangaya teachers during a sensitisation advocacy programme at his palace in Gombe.

While underscoring the importance of education in societal development, Dr. Abubakar III said even before the introduction of BESDA programme in Gombe state he has established a foundation, through which he sponsors thousands of pupils for free education with hundreds of almajiris also benefiting from the gesture in his personal effort to reduce out- of- school children. In his remarks the state Commissioner of Education, Dr. Habu Dahiru said over 70, 000 tsangaya learners are currently benefitting from the intervention programme of the Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA in Gombe state.

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