By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto
The Sokoto State Agency for Female Education has distributed 900 school desks to various girls colleges in four local government areas of the state.
Presenting the items to representatives of the schools, the Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Female Education, Dr. Amamatu Yusuf, said the items have been distributed across schools in Kebbe, Sokoto North, Sokoto South and Tambuwal Local Government areas.
According to her, all Government Girls Day Secondary Schools in the state are beneficiaries, adding that the breakdown showed the school in Kebbe got 200 desks, GGDSS Tambuwal got 100 while the one located at Tudun Wada, Sokoto South Local Government area got 150 desks.
“Others are GGDSS Sanyinna which got 125 desks, GGDSS Mabera-Mujaya which got 150 desks, GGDSS Runjin Sambo which got 100 while GGDSS Mabera-Magaji got 50.
“The distribution, done in collaboration with NIPEP/World Bank, will continue until all our schools are adequately provided with enough desks and chairs for use by pupils and their teachers,” she said.