The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has commended the state government for what they describe as its giant strides towards revamping the education sector and making learning more conducive in the state.
In a letter signed by its Assistant Secretary General, Adamu Ango on Friday, the NUT praised Governor Nasir El Rufai for the distribution of instructional materials to all primary and secondary schools in Kaduna state, ranging from textbooks, whiteboards, teachers manual, chalk and other library materials. In addition, the union commended the government for providing motorcycles for monitoring and supervision of schools in all 23 local governments in the state.
According to the NUT, El Rufai also deserves praises for the construction and renovation of public primary and secondary schools throughout the state, as well as the provision of continuous teachers’ education programmes, training and workshops for its members. The state NUT had held several protests last year and also embarked on an industrial action over series of reforms that the government was embarking upon in the education sector. One of the major moves by the government was the sack of over 21,000 teachers who failed a competency test in June 2017.
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